Weather Alert

Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

LINCOLN, Neb. July 26, 2021 – For the week ending July 25, 2021, there were 6.5 days
suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil
moisture supplies rated 9% very short, 37% short, 53% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil
moisture supplies rated 9% very short, 40% short, 50% adequate, and 1% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn condition rated 2% very poor, 4% poor, 18% fair, 53% good, and
23% excellent. Corn silking was 84%, near 85% last year, but ahead of 78% for the five-year
average. Dough was 14%, behind 24% last year, and near 17% average.

Soybean condition rated 1% very poor, 2% poor, 15% fair, 59% good, and 23% excellent.
Soybeans blooming was 85%, near 88% last year, but ahead of 77% average. Setting pods was
52%, near 50% last year, and ahead of 34% average.

Winter wheat harvested was 88%, near 91% last year, but ahead of 82% average.

Sorghum condition rated 1% very poor, 2% poor, 22% fair, 53% good, and 22% excellent.
Sorghum headed was 20%, well behind 40% last year, and behind 30% average.

Oats condition rated 3% very poor, 6% poor, 34% fair, 48% good, and 9% excellent. Oats
harvested was 68%, behind 78% last year, and equal to average.

Dry edible bean condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 18% fair, 69% good, and 12% excellent.
Dry edible beans blooming was 60%, near 59% last year. Setting pods was 15%, near 14% last
year.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 4% very poor, 12% poor, 59%
fair, 23% good, and 2% 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.

Access the National Crop Progress and Condition publication at:
https://usda.library.cornell.edu/concern/publications/8336h188j

Access Crop Progress and Condition graphical products at:
https://www.nass.usda.gov/Charts_and_Maps/Crop_Progress_&_Condition/2021/index.php