Kansas Wrapping Up Fall Harvest
KSCB News - November 7, 2011 10:07 pm
Kansas farmers are moving closer to completing the fall harvest.
Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service reports in its weekly update that growers are wrapping up the harvest of corn and soybeans and shifting their attention to the remaining crops.
Planting of next year’s winter wheat crop is nearly complete. About 87 percent of the crop has now emerged.
Wheat condition is reported as 5 percent excellent, 40 percent good, 43 percent fair, 9 percent poor and 3 percent very poor.
Hay and forage supplies are reported as short to very short in 57 percent of Kansas. Availability of stock is also a concern, with supplies reported short to very short in 52 percent of the state.