Kansas crop values is forecast at $11.3 billion

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The value of Kansas’s 2021 field and miscellaneous crops is forecast at $11.3 billion, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This is up 31 percent from 2020.

The value of corn production is expected to total $4.17 billion, up 25 percent from the previous marketing year. Kansas’s corn price is projected to average $5.55 per bushel, up $1.20 from the last marketing year.

The value of soybean production is expected to total $2.39 billion, up 15 percent from the previous marketing year. Kansas’s soybean price is projected to average $12.60 per bushel, up $1.90 from the last marketing year.

The value of winter wheat production is expected to total $2.38 billion, up 87 percent from the previous marketing year. Kansas’s winter wheat price is projected to average $6.55 per bushel, up $2.02 from the last marketing year.

The value of sorghum production is expected to total $1.48 billion, up 25 percent from the previous marketing year. Kansas’s sorghum price is projected to average $9.95 per cwt, up $1.10 from the last marketing year.

The value of cotton production is expected to total $90 million, up seven percent from the previous marketing year. Kansas’s cotton price is projected to average $0.94 per pound, up $0.35 from the last marketing year.

The value of alfalfa production is expected to total $440 million, up 50 percent from the previous marketing year. Kansas’s alfalfa price is projected to average $177 per ton, up $30 from the last marketing year.

The value of other hay production is expected to total $337 million, down 10 percent from the previous marketing year. Kansas’s other hay price is projected to average $102 per ton, up $6 from the last marketing year.

Additional commodities and information can be found in the National publication at https://usda.library.cornell.edu/concern/publications/k35694332.

Find agricultural statistics for your county, State and Nation at www.nass.usda.gov.

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