An agronomist in Western Nebraska says crop conditions are variable as harvest gets underway.
Marcie Oelke with Beck’s tells Brownfield despite severe to exceptional drought, there’s still some potential for a good crop. “We still have a lot of stuff under irrigation that will make good corn, but it’s been tough.”
As for dryland corn, she says many producers started chopping silage last month. “We had a lot of silage get chopped early on dryland stuff that wasn’t going to make corn.