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Kansas Farmers Close to Completing 2018 Harvests
Kansas Ag Connection - 12/04/2018

For the week ending Sunday, there were 3.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 4 short, 76 adequate, and 20 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 6 short, 83 adequate, and 11 surplus.

This is the last weekly Crop Progress and Condition report for the 2018 growing season. We would like to extend our appreciation to the dedicated county FSA and extension staff who supplied the necessary information for these reports. For December through February, we will issue monthly reports. The first monthly report (for December) will be issued Jan. 2. Weekly reports will begin March 4 for the 2019 season.

Winter wheat condition rated 3 percent very poor, 13 poor, 39 fair, 35 good, and 10 excellent. Winter wheat emerged was 89 percent.

Corn harvested was 96 percent.

Soybeans harvested was 95 percent.

Sorghum harvested was 89 percent.

Cotton condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 36 fair, 50 good, and 7 excellent. Cotton harvested was 48 percent.

Sunflowers harvested was 89 percent.

Pasture and range conditions rated 4 percent very poor, 10 poor, 33 fair, 48 good, and 5 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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