Corn harvest nears completion

(NTV News)

Corn harvested was at 93 percent for the week ending Nov. 19, according to the United States Department of Agriculuture's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

During the previous week, temperatures averaged near normal across eastern Nebraska, but six to ten degrees above normal in the west. Precipitation was limited across the state, only a few counties received over half an inch of rain.

Corn harvest was near completion with 93 percent. That compares to 96 percent this time last year.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 9 poor, 33 fair, 49 good and 7 excellent.

Sorghum harvested was 91 percent, behind 98 last year and 97 average.

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