Kansas crop progress, condition
For the week ending June 12, there were 3.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 13 percent very short, 16 percent short, 56 percent adequate and 15 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 18 percent very short, 20 percent short, 53 percent adequate and nine percent surplus.
Field Crops Report: Winter wheat condition rated 17 percent very poor, 24 percent poor, 33 percent fair, 24 percent good and two percent excellent. Winter wheat coloring was 81 percent, ahead of 75 percent last year and near 78 percent for the five-year average. Mature was 31 percent, ahead of 16 percent last year and 25 percent average. Harvested was 2 percent, near 4 percent average.
Corn condition rated two percent very poor, seven percent poor, 33 percent fair, 48 percent good and 10 percent excellent. Corn planted was 96 percent, near 95 percent last year and equal to average. Emerged was 83 percent, near 84 percent last year and behind 88 percent average.
Soybean condition rated one percent very poor, six percent poor, 31 percent fair, 54 percent good and eight percent excellent. Soybeans planted was 68 percent, behind 80 percent last year and 79 percent average. Emerged was 55 percent, behind 61 percent both last year and average.
Sorghum condition rated one percent very poor, five percent poor, 39 percent fair, 52 percent good and three percent excellent. Sorghum planted was 54 percent, near 56 percent last year and 58 percent average.
Cotton condition rated seven percent very poor, 11 percent poor, 51 percent fair, 30 percent good and one percent excellent. Cotton planted was 96 percent, near 95 percent last year and ahead of 90 percent average. Squaring was nine percent, near 10 percent last year, but ahead of three percent average.
Sunflowers planted was 40 percent, behind 54 percent last year and 52 percent average.
Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 11 percent very poor, 16 percent poor, 32 percent fair, 36 percent good and five percent 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.
To access the National Crop Progress and Condition publication, visit https://usda.library.cornell.edu/concern/publications/8336h188j.
To access Crop Progress and Condition graphical products, visit https://www.nass.usda.gov/Charts_and_Maps/Crop_Progress_&_Condition/2022/index.php.