Kansas crop progress, condition reported as of September 18

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For the week ending Sept. 18, there were 6.5 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 48 percent very short, 36 percent short, 16 percent adequate and zero percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 51 percent very short, 37 percent short, 12 percent adequate and zero percent surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Winter wheat planted was 15 percent, near 12 percent last year, and ahead of 10 percent for the five-year average.

Corn condition rated 27 percent very poor, 27 percent poor, 25 percent fair, 19 percent good and two percent excellent. Corn dented was 90 percent, near 92 percent last year, and 93 percent average. Mature was 61 percent, near 60 percent last year, and equal to average. Harvested was 27 percent, ahead of 19 percent last year, and 17 percent average.

Soybean condition rated 22 percent very poor, 26 percent poor, 30 percent fair, 21 percent good and one percent excellent. Soybeans setting pods was 95 percent, equal to last year, and near 96 percent average. Dropping leaves was 40 percent, ahead of 34 percent both last year and average. Harvested was two percent, near one percent average.

Sorghum condition rated 22 percent very poor, 31 percent poor, 31 percent fair, 15 percent good and one percent excellent. Sorghum headed was 95 percent, behind 100 percent last year, and near 99 percent average. Coloring was 73 percent, behind 88 percent last year and 85 percent average. Mature was 20 percent, behind 35 percent last year, and 25 percent average. Harvested was two percent, near four percent last year, and three percent average.

Cotton condition rated seven percent very poor, 37 percent poor, 39 percent fair, 17 percent good and zero percent excellent. Cotton bolls opening was 55 percent, ahead of 45 percent last year, and well ahead of 35 percent average.

Pasture and Range Report:

Pasture and range conditions rated 44 percent very poor, 30 percent poor, 18 percent fair, eight percent good and zero 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.

Access the National Crop Progress and Condition publication at https://usda.library.cornell.edu/concern/publications/8336h188j.

Access Crop Progress and Condition graphical products at https://www.nass.usda.gov/Charts_and_Maps/Crop_Progress_&_Condition/2022/index.php.

Crop progress by district for the week ending Sept. 18, 2022

Percent

NW WC SW NC C SC NE EC SE STATE

Winter Wheat Planted 6 13 28 3 4 25 4 21 2 15

Corn Dented 74 82 96 92 94 96 100 90 100 90

Corn Mature 53 25 56 64 82 71 80 71 94 61

Corn Harvested 25 1 6 12 55 47 32 36 88 27

 

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