Winter wheat

February 25, 2019 - 6:51 pm
A government report shows Kansas winter wheat is doing well with an abundance of moisture this month. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 97% of the state had adequate to surplus topsoil moisture conditions. About 98% of the state had adequate to surplus subsoil...
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March 03, 2018 - 10:05 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — No crop is probably as synonymous with Kansas as winter wheat, and the latest government report is now offering industry watchers a variety-by-variety breakdown. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Friday that the leading variety of wheat seeded in Kansas for...
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Dreamstime
November 20, 2017 - 7:53 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The condition of the emerging winter wheat crop in Kansas is mostly good but rain would be welcomed to help the crop. That is the latest assessment Monday from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. The agency reported that 12% of the wheat is in poor to very poor...
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October 30, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas farmers have been busy with fall calving as well as planting next year's winter wheat and harvesting fall row crops. The latest update from the National Agricultural Statistics Service on Monday says about 84% of the state's wheat crop has been planted. Fall harvest is...
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October 16, 2017 - 5:02 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A snapshot of crops across Kansas shows the pace of wheat planting lagging well behind normal for this late in the season. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that just 42% of the next year's winter wheat crop has been planted. Normally by this time...
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Dreamstime
September 18, 2017 - 8:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The latest government update shows winter wheat planting in Kansas is making some progress. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that about 7% of the 2018 winter wheat crop has now been planted. That is near the 8% that would be average for this time of...
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Dreamstime
September 12, 2017 - 8:58 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Hard red winter wheat exports are flowing again from Kansas and other central states to the battered Gulf coast for shipment overseas. Industry experts say grain export facilities suffered little damage from Hurricane Harvey, but the railroad tracks that move wheat were more...
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September 11, 2017 - 8:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A government report shows that planting for the 2018 winter wheat crop is now under way in Kansas. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 3% of the wheat has been planted. That is equal for the five-year average for this time of year. Kansas farmers...
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July 12, 2017 - 1:17 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The government has updated its forecast for winter wheat production now that harvest is under way across the nation's breadbasket. The National Agricultural Statistics Service projected on Wednesday that U.S. growers would bring in 1.28 billion bushels of winter wheat. That is...
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June 10, 2017 - 11:56 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects this year's Kansas winter wheat crop to drop 35 percent from last year. The department on Friday said Kansas winter wheat farmers are expected to bring in 304 million bushels this year. Last year, farmers produced 467 million bushels of...
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