Nebraska Corn Straggling to Finish Line

September 19, 2017 11:44 AM

The last few harvest seasons, Nebraska farmers have been fortunate to have the conditions to dry their crop. This year, the conditions could change.

Corn maturity is lagging in some areas of the state, and it’s struggling to finish. According to USDA’s crop progress report, Nebraska corn is six points behind the five-year average in maturity.

As with most areas in the Corn Belt, the Nebraska crop is seeing a lot of variability. Pro Farmer projects the corn crop to yield nearly 181 bushels an acre this year.

Watch the full story on AgDay above.

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