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Nebraska Ag Connection - 06/11/2019

For the week ending Sunday, there were 4.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 1 short, 79 adequate, and 20 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 0 short, 82 adequate, and 18 surplus.

Corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 19 fair, 69 good, and 8 excellent. Corn planted was 94 percent, behind 100 last year and 99 for the five-year average. Emerged was 80 percent, behind 96 last year and 95 average.

Soybeans planted was 79 percent, behind 97 last year and 94 average. Emerged was 55 percent, well behind 91 last year and 80 average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 5 poor, 24 fair, 50 good, and 19 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 69 percent, behind 86 last year, and well behind 89 average.

Sorghum planted was 54 percent, well behind 90 last year and 85 average.

Oats condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 24 fair, 62 good, and 8 excellent. Oats emerged was 89 percent, behind 98 last year and 99 average. Headed was 24 percent, well behind 53 last year and 50 average.

Pasture and range conditions rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 12 fair, 71 good, and 16 excellent.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, UNL Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.

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