November 7, 2016

Nebraska corn 84% harvested

Photo courtesy of David City FFA
For the week ending November 6, 2016, above normal temperatures combined with dry conditions promoted fall harvest activities, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged nine to twelve degrees above normal. Rain was limited to a few south central counties, with less than one-half inch received. Most of the harvest activities were focused on corn acres. There were 6.9 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 14 percent very short, 35 short, 50 adequate, and 1 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 12 percent very short, 29 short, 58 adequate, and 1 surplus. 

Field Crops Report: Corn harvested was 84 percent, equal to last year, and near the five-year average of 83.

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

Access the National publication for Crop Progress and Condition tables HERE
Access the High Plains Region Climate Center for Temperature and Precipitation Maps HERE
Access the U.S. Drought Monitor HERE

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