Nebraska Corn 99% Emerged


Photo Courtesy of David City FFA


For the week ending June 12, 2016, hot, dry, and windy conditions dried soils and allowed most of the remaining acres to be planted, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Rainfall was limited to what fell on Sunday in central and western areas. Amounts varied, but totals were less than an inch in most areas. Temperatures averaged six to eight degrees above normal. Field activities included herbicide application and haying. There were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 23 short, 70 adequate, and 5 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 12 short, 82 adequate, and 6 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 18 fair, 67 good, and 12 excellent. Corn emerged was 99 percent, near 95 last year and the five-year average of 97.


Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency and UNL Extension Service.

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