USDA report says Nebraska soybean harvest 95 percent complete, corn harvest still lagging

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A federal report says Nebraska's soybean harvest was 95 percent complete by the end of last week.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture report says the corn harvest still trailed the average by Sunday's date. The USDA says 60 percent of the corn had been harvested, compared with 69 percent last year and the average of 71 percent by the date.

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The state's sorghum harvest was 71 percent complete, compared with the average of 67 percent by the date.

The report says 96 percent of the winter wheat had emerged, compared with 93 percent for the five-year average.