The Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service
says warmer weather has spurred the state's winter wheat progress.
In its weekly update released Tuesday, the agency said about 94
percent of the winter wheat has headed and about 9 percent has
Wheat condition is better than a week ago, with the latest
report rating 10 percent of the crop in excellent and 49 percent in
good condition. Thirty-one percent was pegged as fair with 10
percent rated poor to very poor.
The agency also reported that farmers have planted 96 percent of
this season's corn crop and 23 percent of the sorghum. About 53
percent of the state's soybeans also have been planted.