Kansas Wheat Harvest 80 Percent Finished
KSCB News - June 19, 2012 6:03 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas farmers have now cut all but 20
percent of the state’s winter wheat crop, with most of the fields
left to be harvested located in western Kansas.
Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday in its
weekly update that the harvest was more than two weeks ahead of
last year. Usually just 7 percent of the Kansas crop is cut by this
time in the year.
Northwest Kansas had cut only a quarter of its wheat acreage as
of Sunday, but wheat harvest across most of the state was better
than 90 percent finished.
Meanwhile, the agency reported corn condition declining
About 14 percent of the crop now rated as poor to very poor, 41
percent fair, 41 percent good and 4 percent excellent.