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Nebraska Crop Production Report

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LINCOLN, Neb. June 12, 2024 - Based on June 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2024 winter wheat crop is forecast at 42.5 million bushels, up 15% from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Average yield is forecast at 50 bushels per acre, up 8 bushels from last year. Acreage to be harvested for grain is estimated at 850,000 acres, down 30,000 acres from last year. This would be 85% of the planted acres, compared with last year's 78% harvested.