Report: Most of Kansas winter wheat now harvested

Other Kansas crops are also making progress

July 02, 2018 - 9:30 pm

The latest government snapshot shows the Kansas growers have harvested most of their winter wheat crops.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that the Kansas wheat harvest was 71% complete. That is ahead of the five-year average. About 97% of the state's wheat left in the field is now mature.

The agency also says about 15% of the corn in Kansas is in poor to very poor shape with 32% rated as fair, 47% as good and 7% as excellent.

Other Kansas crops are also making progress. About 97% of the soybeans planted have now emerged and about 20% of them are blooming. About 5% of the sorghum in the state has now headed.

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