Liberal, KS

Now: 42 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 68 °F | Lo: 34 °F

Thursday

Hi: 47 °F 

Lo: 24 °F

Friday

Hi: 57 °F 

Lo: 29 °F

Saturday

Hi: 68 °F 

Lo: 33 °F

Sunday

Hi: 51 °F 

Lo: 31 °F

Monday

Hi: 49 °F 

Lo: 30 °F

Wheat Crop 99% in the Bin

Joe Denoyer - July 16, 2018 4:23 pm

Farmers working late harvesting wheat as the sun sets near Big Sandy, Montana.

The government’s latest update pegs this year’s Kansas wheat harvest as nearly finished.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported on Monday that 99 percent of the wheat has been harvested in the state. That compares to 95 percent five-year average for this time in the season.

The agency reported corn condition in the state as 20 percent poor to very poor with 32 percent rated as fair, 42 percent as good and 6 percent as excellent.

Other crops are also making progress. About 13 percent of the soybeans in Kansas are now setting pods and 10 percent of the sorghum has now headed in Kansas.

 

Latest Stories

Liberal City Commission Meets, Approves Street Lighting Purchase

The Liberal City Commission met Tuesday evening at 5:30pm with a light agenda. The Commission approved...

Fire Destroys RV at Campgrounds Near Guymon

Sunday afternoon, Guymon Firefighters responded to a reported RV fire west of Guymon on Hwy 64...

Seward County Commission Meets, Approves Additional Funds for Rural Fire

The Seward County Commission  met on Monday October 21 at 5:30pm. Board appointments were made to...