Liberal, KS

Now: 84 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 84 °F | Lo: 63 °F

Thursday

Hi: 88 °F 

Lo: 62 °F

Friday

Hi: 90 °F 

Lo: 60 °F

Saturday

Hi: 88 °F 

Lo: 63 °F

Sunday

Hi: 89 °F 

Lo: 63 °F

Monday

Hi: 87 °F 

Lo: 64 °F

Kansas Crops Making Good Progress

KSCB News - September 1, 2015 12:49 pm

The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crops maturing as fall harvest nears.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 16 percent of the Kansas corn crop was now mature.

About 57 percent of the state’s corn crop is in good to excellent condition, with 32 percent rated as fair. About 11 percent is in poor to very poor condition.

The agency also reported that 2 percent of the sorghum in the state has also matured.

Soybeans also are mostly faring well in Kansas with 81 percent now setting pods, and 6 percent dropping leaves.

About 88 percent of sunflowers in the state are now blooming.

 

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