2015 Kansas Crops Valued at $6.48B
KSCB News - February 24, 2016 4:51 pm
A new government report forecasts the 2015 value of field and other crops in Kansas at $6.48 billion.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service said Wednesday that its estimate for the state is down less than 1 percent from 2014.
The agency said it anticipates the value of the state’s corn production at $2.18 billion. That is up 2 percent from the previous marketing year. It projected the Kansas corn price at $3.75 per bushel.
The value of winter wheat production in Kansas trailed behind at $1.56 billion, up 4 percent from the previous marketing year. The average wheat price is projected to average $4.85 per bushel.