The Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service
credits adequate moisture supplies, timely rain and irrigation for
helping crops withstand a heat wave.
The agency said in its weekly crop update Monday that 92 percent
of the corn crop in Kansas is now silked.
The report rated corn condition in the state as 14 percent
excellent, 58 percent good and 22 percent fair. About 6 percent was
in poor to very poor condition.
About 17 percent of the Kansas sorghum crop has headed. Thirteen
percent of soybeans have pods setting.