Corn condition rated mostly good to excellent

Steven Rains - July 31, 2019 7:46 pm

For the week ending July 28, there were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Kansas. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 8 percent very short, 32 short, 58 adequate, and 2 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 3 percent very short, 20 short, 74 adequate, and 3 surplus.

Corn condition rated 3 percent very poor, 9 poor, 31 fair, 46 good, and 11 excellent. Corn silking was 71 percent, well behind 91 last year, and behind 86 for the five- year average. Dough was 24 percent, well behind 47 last year, and behind 31 average. Dented was 2 percent, behind 9 last year, and equal to average.

Soybean condition rated 3 percent very poor, 8 poor, 39 fair, 44 good, and 6 excellent. Soybeans blooming was 40 percent, well behind 82 last year and 66 average. Setting pods was 12 percent, well behind 45 last year, and behind 28 average.

Sorghum condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 25 fair, 62 good, and 7 excellent. Sorghum headed was 10 percent, well behind 36 last year, and behind 26 average. Coloring was 1 percent, near 3 last year, and equal to average.

Cotton condition rated 8 percent very poor, 19 poor, 40 fair, 30 good, and 3 excellent. Cotton squaring was 67 percent, well behind 91 last year, but near 64 average. Setting bolls was 15 percent, near 19 last year and 14 average.



Latest Stories

Additional Free COVID Testing Site Available in Seward County

The Seward County EOC in cooperation with KDHE and Well Health has placed an additional test...

KDOT Announces Airport Improvement Projects

The Kansas Department of Transportation has announced new Kansas airport improvement projects. The Kansas Department of...

Liberal Police Respond to Motor Vehicle Accident

On November Monday, 23rd around 11:22AM, Liberal Police officers were dispatched to the intersection of West...