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Nebraska Corn and Soybean Emergence on Target
Nebraska Ag Connection - 06/12/2018

For the week ending Sunday, there were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 21 short, 74 adequate, and 3 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4 percent very short, 21 short, 74 adequate, and 1 surplus.

Corn condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 13 fair, 74 good, and 12 excellent. Corn emerged was 97 percent, equal to last year, and near 95 for the five-year average.

Soybean condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 12 fair, 78 good, and 9 excellent. Soybeans emerged was 93 percent, ahead of 83 last year and 79 average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 7 poor, 23 fair, 52 good, and 16 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 88 percent, behind 99 last year, but near 85 average.

Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 0 poor, 13 fair, 82 good, and 5 excellent. Sorghum planted was 91 percent, near 87 last year, and ahead of 86 average.

Oats condition rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 30 fair, 62 good, and 4 excellent. Oats headed was 55 percent, behind 74 last year, but ahead of 46 average.

Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor, 28 fair, 57 good, and 7 excellent.

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