Liberal, KS

Now: 18 °F

Currently: Cloudy

Hi: 18 °F | Lo: 12 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 28 °F 

Lo: 16 °F

Thursday

Hi: 44 °F 

Lo: 19 °F

Friday

Hi: 51 °F 

Lo: 27 °F

Saturday

Hi: 55 °F 

Lo: 31 °F

Sunday

Hi: 40 °F 

Lo: 18 °F

Wind, Hard Freeze Spurs Fall Harvest

KSCB News - November 19, 2013 8:11 am

The latest government crop update says Kansas farmers were able to get most of their remaining crops harvested last week amid a few windy days and a hard freeze.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that a few areas of slow-drying sorghum and double-crop soybeans remain to be cut.

Its latest report shows 94 percent of the state’s corn has been cut, while harvest of sorghum is at 88 percent and soybeans at 91 percent.

Cattlemen in western Kansas have been able to take advantage of good stands of wheat to run their herds on wheat pasture. About 96 percent of the wheat has emerged.

NASS rates the wheat crop as 7 percent excellent, 58 percent good, 32 percent fair, and 3 percent poor to very poor.

 

Latest Stories

USD 480 Board Meets, May have Potential Buyer for the Old Washington School Property

The USD 480 Board of Education met Monday evening for both a regular meeting and workshop...

SWMC Adds Outpatient Occupational Therapist

  SWMC Press Release: Integrative Physical Therapy at Southwest Medical Center has announced outpatient occupational therapy...

Southwest Miracles 10 Years of Miracles Celebration, Fundraiser this Weekend

The Southwest Miracles annual fundraiser is set for this weekend. The group is celebrating 10 years...