Report: Kansas wheat condition mixed as state remains dry

January 03, 2017 - 1:53 pm
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WICHITA, Kan. — The government's January crops snapshot says most of Kansas has remained dry this past month, prompting some concerns about development of the state's winter wheat.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Tuesday that wheat condition is rated as 5% very poor and 14% poor. About 37% is in fair condition with 42% in good and 2% in excellent shape.

About 92% of the cotton crop has now been harvested in the state.

Calving is also underway in Kansas with 7% complete. Lambing progress is 3% complete.
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