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Plains Edition USDA Information for 11-27-10

NEBRASKA CROPS/WEATHER SUMMARY

Week Ending November 21, 2010

Limited precipitation in the form of rain and snow fell as the last row crops fields were being harvested, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Corn and sorghum harvests were virtually complete at 99 percent. Winter wheat growing areas saw small amounts of precipitation while conditions continued well below average. Fall tillage and fertilizer application were in the last stages with soil temperatures still above freezing.

Limited amounts of rain and snow fell across the southern half of the state while northern counties were predominately dry. Precipitation totals were generally less than .25 inch across the southern tier of counties and the southern Panhandle. Temperatures averaged 4-5 degrees below normal across the north and 1-2 below average in the south. Statewide, highs reached the low 60’s while lows were in the upper teens.

Field Crops Report: Corn harvest was 99 percent complete, well ahead of 63 last year and 86 average.

Sorghum harvested was also 99 percent, well ahead of 65 last year and 87 average.

Winter wheat conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 9 poor, 45 fair, 39 good, and 6 excellent, well below the 71 good to excellent last year and 69 average. Emergence at 99 percent was virtually complete, compared to 100 percent last year and average.

Livestock, Pasture, and Range Report: Pasture and range

conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor, 32 fair, 57 good, and 3 excellent, below year ago levels. The precipitation during the week was welcome as dusty conditions continued to prevail.

Temperature DatA by region

Northwest (NW) which includes Chadron, Scottsbluff and Sidney

Temperature – 63 max, 17 min.

North Central (NC) which includes Valentine

Temperature – 54 max, 16 min.

Central (Cen) which includes Grand Island and Ord

Temperature – 54 max, 19 min.

Southwest (SW) which includes Imperial and North Platte

Temperature – 63 max, 18 min.

Topsoil and subsoil moisture

State Report: Topsoil: 49% adequate, 1% surplus. Subsoil: 56% adequate, 1% surplus.

precipitation in inches

NW: 0.22 – 107% of normal.

NC: .0.02 – 129% of normal.

CEN: 0.07 – 123% of normal.

SW: 0.14 – 113% of normal.

FIELD WORK PROGRESS

State Report: 99% Corn harvested, 99% Sorghum harvested, 99% Winter wheat emerged.

NEBRASKA CROPS/WEATHER SUMMARY

Week Ending November 21, 2010

Limited precipitation in the form of rain and snow fell as the last row crops fields were being harvested, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Corn and sorghum harvests were virtually complete at 99 percent. Winter wheat growing areas saw small amounts of precipitation while conditions continued well below average. Fall tillage and fertilizer application were in the last stages with soil temperatures still above freezing.

Limited amounts of rain and snow fell across the southern half of the state while northern counties were predominately dry. Precipitation totals were generally less than .25 inch across the southern tier of counties and the southern Panhandle. Temperatures averaged 4-5 degrees below normal across the north and 1-2 below average in the south. Statewide, highs reached the low 60’s while lows were in the upper teens.

Field Crops Report: Corn harvest was 99 percent complete, well ahead of 63 last year and 86 average.

Sorghum harvested was also 99 percent, well ahead of 65 last year and 87 average.

Winter wheat conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 9 poor, 45 fair, 39 good, and 6 excellent, well below the 71 good to excellent last year and 69 average. Emergence at 99 percent was virtually complete, compared to 100 percent last year and average.

Livestock, Pasture, and Range Report: Pasture and range

conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor, 32 fair, 57 good, and 3 excellent, below year ago levels. The precipitation during the week was welcome as dusty conditions continued to prevail.

Temperature DatA by region

Northwest (NW) which includes Chadron, Scottsbluff and Sidney

Temperature – 63 max, 17 min.

North Central (NC) which includes Valentine

Temperature – 54 max, 16 min.

Central (Cen) which includes Grand Island and Ord

Temperature – 54 max, 19 min.

Southwest (SW) which includes Imperial and North Platte

Temperature – 63 max, 18 min.

Topsoil and subsoil moisture

State Report: Topsoil: 49% adequate, 1% surplus. Subsoil: 56% adequate, 1% surplus.

precipitation in inches

NW: 0.22 – 107% of normal.

NC: .0.02 – 129% of normal.

CEN: 0.07 – 123% of normal.

SW: 0.14 – 113% of normal.

FIELD WORK PROGRESS

State Report: 99% Corn harvested, 99% Sorghum harvested, 99% Winter wheat emerged.

NEBRASKA CROPS/WEATHER SUMMARY

Week Ending November 21, 2010

Limited precipitation in the form of rain and snow fell as the last row crops fields were being harvested, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Corn and sorghum harvests were virtually complete at 99 percent. Winter wheat growing areas saw small amounts of precipitation while conditions continued well below average. Fall tillage and fertilizer application were in the last stages with soil temperatures still above freezing.

Limited amounts of rain and snow fell across the southern half of the state while northern counties were predominately dry. Precipitation totals were generally less than .25 inch across the southern tier of counties and the southern Panhandle. Temperatures averaged 4-5 degrees below normal across the north and 1-2 below average in the south. Statewide, highs reached the low 60’s while lows were in the upper teens.

Field Crops Report: Corn harvest was 99 percent complete, well ahead of 63 last year and 86 average.

Sorghum harvested was also 99 percent, well ahead of 65 last year and 87 average.

Winter wheat conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 9 poor, 45 fair, 39 good, and 6 excellent, well below the 71 good to excellent last year and 69 average. Emergence at 99 percent was virtually complete, compared to 100 percent last year and average.

Livestock, Pasture, and Range Report: Pasture and range

conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor, 32 fair, 57 good, and 3 excellent, below year ago levels. The precipitation during the week was welcome as dusty conditions continued to prevail.

Temperature DatA by region

Northwest (NW) which includes Chadron, Scottsbluff and Sidney

Temperature – 63 max, 17 min.

North Central (NC) which includes Valentine

Temperature – 54 max, 16 min.

Central (Cen) which includes Grand Island and Ord

Temperature – 54 max, 19 min.

Southwest (SW) which includes Imperial and North Platte

Temperature – 63 max, 18 min.

Topsoil and subsoil moisture

State Report: Topsoil: 49% adequate, 1% surplus. Subsoil: 56% adequate, 1% surplus.

precipitation in inches

NW: 0.22 – 107% of normal.

NC: .0.02 – 129% of normal.

CEN: 0.07 – 123% of normal.

SW: 0.14 – 113% of normal.

FIELD WORK PROGRESS

State Report: 99% Corn harvested, 99% Sorghum harvested, 99% Winter wheat emerged.


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