38% of Kansas corn, 11% of soybeans harvested
The USDA says warm and dry weather allowed farmers to continue harvesting corn and soybeans last week in Kansas.
Thirty-eight percent of the state’s corn crop has been harvested, ahead of the five-year average of 29%, with 87% of the crop mature.
Eleven percent of soybeans have been harvested, near 8% last year, with 68% of the crop dropping leaves.
USDA says 18% of the state’s winter wheat crop has been planted, equal to last year.
The sunflower harvest reached 11% completion, well ahead of 1% on average.