Crop Water Use

This Report is brought to you by the Lower Loup Natural Resources District using data from the High Plains Regional Climate Center via the Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Network.

If you would like day-to-day data and crop water use estimations for the next three days, try the new UNL ET Calculator here.

Below is the average crop water use of area corn, soybeans, and potatoes over the past week. This data will be updated every Wednesday through the growing season. This data uses an April 20- May 10 planting timeline to determine crop growth stages.

To use this information, your fields should be within 60 miles of the weather station listed, and at the stage of maturity. For a consolidated PDF, click here.