Majority of Nebraska’s corn and soybeans off to good start
The USDA says most of the corn and soybeans in Nebraska are in good to excellent condition.
The latest crop progress and condition report says the state’s corn is rated 84 percent good to excellent with 87 percent of soybeans in good-to excellent condition.
Ninety-one percent of that crop has emerged.
Fifty-eight percent of winter wheat is rated good-to-excellent.
Sorghum is rated 80 percent good-to-excellent with 87 percent planted.
Sixty-one percent of oats are rated in good-to-excellent condition.
Seventy-four percent of dry edible beans are planted.
Only 32 percent of the state’s pasture and range conditions are rated good to excellent.
Topsoil moisture is 65 percent adequate and subsoil moisture is 61 percent adequate.