Nebraska Wheat Crop Report
May 31, 2019
According to the USDA Crop Progress Report for the week ending May 26, 2019, topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 0 short, 60 adequate, and 40 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 0 short, 72 adequate, and 28 surplus. Winter wheat conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 26 fair, 59 good, and 11 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 19 percent, behind last year’s 32 percent, and well behind the 50 percent average.
Producers in the northern Panhandle said wheat that had been flattened or covered with snow is recovering nicely. Most fields appear...