Kansas crop progress, condition reported as of April 23
For the week ending April 23, there were six days suitable for fieldwork, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 48 percent very short, 28 percent short, 24 percent adequate and zero percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 51 percent very short, 29 percent short, 20 percent adequate and zero percent surplus.
Field Crops Report:
Winter wheat condition rated 32 percent very poor, 30 percent poor, 24 percent fair, 12 percent good and two percent excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 46 percent, near 47 percent last year, and behind 51 percent for the five-year average. Headed was three percent, near one percent average.
Corn planted was 24 percent, near 20 percent last year, and ahead of 19 percent average. Emerged was three percent, near one percent last year and two percent average.
Soybeans planted was four percent, near three percent last year and one percent average.
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/2023/index.php.