Kansas corn harvest, winter wheat planting ahead of normal
September 20, 2021 By Mark Dorenkamp Filed Under: Crops, Kansas, News
The Kansas corn harvest is slightly ahead of usual.
USDA’s latest crop update says at 20 percent, the pace is beating the five-year average of 19 percent.
Winter wheat planting is also a little faster than normal at 13 percent, thanks in part to nearly an entire week suitable for fieldwork.
Soybeans dropping leaves reached 36 percent compared to 46 percent a year ago and the usual pace of 34 percent.
Sorghum is five percent harvested, and cotton is maturing faster than normal.
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