Liberal, KS

Now: 62 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 75 °F | Lo: 46 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 67 °F 

Lo: 33 °F

Thursday

Hi: 47 °F 

Lo: 25 °F

Friday

Hi: 41 °F 

Lo: 24 °F

Saturday

Hi: 57 °F 

Lo: 25 °F

Sunday

Hi: 64 °F 

Lo: 28 °F

Kansas Farmers Start Planting Corn

KSCB News - April 7, 2010 12:00 am

Warmer temperatures and mostly dry conditions have allowed Kansas farmers to begin planting corn while the winter wheat matures.

In its weekly crop update, Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 1% of the corn has been planted. The average for this time of year is about 3%.

The agency also says 94% of the winter wheat crop has now broken dormancy.

The wheat’s condition is rated 12% excellent, 57% good and 25% fair. Only 6% is rated poor to very poor.

 

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