Weather Alert

Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

LINCOLN, Neb. August 1, 2022 – For the week ending July 31, 2022, there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 31% very short, 39% short, 30% adequate, and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 30% very short, 39% short, 31% adequate, and 0% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn condition rated 10% very poor, 12% poor, 24% fair, 40% good, and 14% excellent. Corn silking was 84%, behind 95% last year and 90% for the five-year average. Dough was 21%, behind 37% last year and 32% average.

Soybean condition rated 6% very poor, 11% poor, 26% fair, 44% good, and 13% excellent. Soybeans blooming was 85%, behind 94% last year, and near 87% average. Setting pods was 50%, behind 64% last year, and near 54% average.

Winter wheat harvested was 92%, near 94% last year and 88% average.

Sorghum condition rated 8% very poor, 25% poor, 31% fair, 28% good, and 8% excellent. Sorghum headed was 32%, behind 45% both last year and average. Coloring was 2%, near 3% both last year and average.

Oats harvested was 82%, near 86% last year and 84% average.

Dry edible bean condition rated 2% very poor, 7% poor, 28% fair, 53% good, and 10% excellent. Dry edible beans blooming was 68%, behind 77% last year. Setting pods was 19%, well behind 39% last year.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 34% very poor, 28% poor, 25% fair, 11% 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/2022/index.php