Timely Rain Helps Kansas Corn Crop

KSCB News - July 27, 2010 12:00 am

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.

 

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