YIELD PER ACRE OF MAJOR CROPS
Nebraska - 1992 to 2007                  
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Crop Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated
Corn for Grain (Bu.) 166.2 62.0 185.5 82.0 186.1 134.0 184.7 108.5 184.8 101.0 181.2 125.0
Sorghum for Grain (Bu.) 83.0 47.8 117.0 55.9 110.0 78.3 113.0 84.1 109.0 76.6 117.0 96.0
Wheat (Bu.) 1 63.0 30.3 67.0 43.6 66.0 33.1 60.0 37.0 67.0 31.5 58.0 40.4
Soybeans (Bu.) 50.8 28.5 53.7 30.5 54.0 40.2 59.0 43.1 58.5 42.2 55.2 47.3
Alfalfa Hay (Tons) 4.4 2.3 4.8 2.9 4.7 2.9 NA 2.4 NA 2.1 NA 2.4
  1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Crop Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated
Corn for Grain (Bu.) 151.1 99.0 161.3 119.0 159.4 111.0 154.4 84.0 173.0 110.0
Sorghum for Grain (Bu.) 101.0 80.2 104.0 93.6 102.0 90.5 98.0 68.8 106.0 82.5
Wheat (Bu.) 1 48.0 36.3 68.0 44.5 66.0 46.9 63.0 33.9 59.0 34.9
Soybeans (Bu.) 50.5 36.5 51.1 40.9 51.0 37.5 49.5 29.7 53.0 39.4
Alfalfa Hay (Tons) 4.5 2.8 4.8 3.4 4.6 3.4 4.5 2.6 4.7 3.0
  1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
  Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated Irrigated Non-Irrigated
Corn for Grain (Bu.) 143.5 117.2 110.9 90.0 152.6 113.0 130.1 73.0 156.4 115.0
Sorghum for Grain (Bu.) 101.0 93.3 70.0 58.3 109.0 97.4 74.0 57.0 106.0 94.3
Wheat (Bu.) 1 49.0 29.0 56.0 28.0 55.0 34.0 62.0 40.0 53.0 35.0
Soybeans (Bu.) 45.0 40.8 40.5 34.1 53.0 44.6 41.5 29.1 50.0 42.9
Alfalfa Hay (Tons) 4.5 3.4 4.1 3.2 4.5 3.2 4.4 3.2 4.8 3.3
1  Non-Irrigated average is an average for all wheat, including irrigated.
Sources:  Nebraska Agricultural Statistics Service, Nebraska Agricultural Statistics, 2008
Last Updated: 28-Oct-08
by Nebraska Databook
e-mail: mike.lundeen@nebraska.gov