Spring Planting made good progress last week

As of Sunday, 62% of the nation's corn has been planted, 28% emerged and 35% of U.S. soybeans have been planted and 32% of sorghum is in the ground. Winter whreat crop nationally is 36% good/excellent, Kansas 36% poor/very poor.



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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report


For the week ending May 13, 2018, there were 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDAs National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 3 percent very short, 22 short, 71 adequate, and 4 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4 percent very short, 25 short, 70 adequate, and 1 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn planted was 72 percent, near 74 last year and 70 for the five-year average. Emerged was 26 percent, near 28 last year and 25 average.

Soybeans planted was 41 percent, ahead of 34 last year and 29 average. Emerged was 5 percent, near 3 last year and 2 average. Winter wheat condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 29 fair, 54 good, and 10 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 1 percent, well behind 28 average, and behind 15 average.

Sorghum planted was 17 percent, near 13 last year and 14 average.

Oats planted was 88 percent, behind 98 last year and 96 average. Emerged was 71 percent, well behind 92 last year, and behind 83 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 3 percent very poor, 9 poor, 38 fair, 47 good, and 3 excellent.




Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report

For the week ending May 13, 2018, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDAs National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 28 percent very short, 32 short, 40 adequate, and 0 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 25 percent very short, 37 short, 38 adequate, and 0 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat condition rated 18 percent very poor, 33 poor, 34 fair, 14 good, and 1 excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 86 percent. Headed was 42 percent, well behind 80 last year and 62 for the five-year average.

Corn planted was 68 percent, ahead of 58 last year and 63 average. Emerged was 37 percent, ahead of 32 last year, and near 34 average.

Soybeans planted was 31 percent, ahead of 14 last year and 13 average. Emerged was 6 percent, near 4 last year and 2 average.

Sorghum planted was 3 percent, near 2 last year, and equal to average.

Cotton planted was 5 percent, near 2 last year, and equal to average.

Sunflowers planted was 2 percent, near 1 both last year and average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 10 percent very poor, 21 poor, 46 fair,

22 good, and 0 excellent.

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