Liberal, KS

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81% of Kansas wheat crop now harvested

Steven Rains - July 15, 2019 7:51 pm

Two combines work late to cut wheat in a field on the wide open plains.

The government’s latest crop update says 81% of the winter wheat in Kansas has now been harvested.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service said Monday that the wheat harvest is still behind the 95% that would be average for this late in the season.

Its report also rated the condition of the state’s corn crop as 11% poor to very poor, 33% fair, and 56% good to excellent.

The agency says 2% of the soybean crops planted in Kansas have begun setting pods. About 6% of the sorghum in the state has headed.

 

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