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Kan. Winter Wheat Planting Hits 70% Mark

KSCB News - October 15, 2009 12:00 am

Kansas farmers have planted about 70% of next year’s winter wheat crop.

Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service reported Tuesday the wheat planting still lags behind the 77% in the ground at this time a year ago, as well as the 74% average.

Harvest of other crops is also making progress.

About 19% of the soybean harvest is in. Farmers have cut 40% of their corn and 8% of their sorghum in the state. About 8% of the sunflowers also are in the bin.

 

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