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Kansas Winter Wheat Planting Lags Behind Averages
Kansas Ag Connection - 11/06/2018

For the week ending Sunday, there were 5.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 3 short, 78 adequate, and 19 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 6 short, 84 adequate, and 9 surplus.

Winter wheat condition rated 3 percent very poor, 13 poor, 38 fair, 38 good, and 8 excellent. Winter wheat planted was 83 percent, behind 92 last year and 95 for the five-year average. Emerged was 69 percent, near 71 last year, and behind 81 average.

Corn harvested was 85 percent, near 87 last year, and behind 90 average.

Soybean condition rated 4 percent very poor, 12 poor, 34 fair, 41 good, and 9 excellent. Soybeans harvested was 63 percent, well behind 83 last year, and behind 82 average.

Sorghum condition rated 2 percent very poor, 5 poor, 22 fair, 55 good, and 16 excellent. Sorghum harvested was 49 percent, behind 60 last year, and well behind 69 average.

Cotton condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 35 fair, 48 good, and 10 excellent. Cotton bolls opening was 95 percent, near 96 last year and 93 average. Harvested was 8 percent, behind 16 last year and 19 average.

Sunflowers harvested was 51 percent, near 53 last year, and behind 57 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 4 percent very poor, 11 poor, 35 fair, 44 good, and 6 excellent.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, KSU Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.

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