Kansas crop production report released

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Based on Sept. 1 conditions, Kansas’s 2022 corn production is forecast at 628 million bushels, down 16 percent from last year’s production, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Area to be harvested for grain, at 5.15 million acres, is down five percent from a year ago. Yield is forecast at 122 bushels per acre, down 17 bushels from last year.

Sorghum for grain: Kansas is forecast at 140 million bushels, down 47 percent from 2021. Area for harvest, at 3.10 million acres, is down nine percent from last year. Yield is forecast at 45 bushels per acre, down 33 bushels from last year.

Soybean production: Kansas is forecast at 160 million bushels, down 16 percent from last year. Area for harvest, at 5 million acres, is up four percent from 2021. Yield is forecast at 32 bushels per acre, down 7.5 bushels from last year.

Cotton production: Kansas is forecast at 230,000 bales, up 23 percent from last year. Acreage for harvest, at 152,000 acres, is up 50,000 acres from 2021. Yield is forecast at 726 pounds per acre, down 154 pounds per acre from a year ago.

Access the National publication for this release at https://usda.library.cornell.edu/concern/publications/tm70mv177.

Access the National Crop Production Executive Briefing at https://www.nass.usda.gov/Newsroom/Executive_Briefings/2022/09-12-2022.pdf.

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

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