Kansas crop progress, condition reported for September 3


For the week ending Sept. 3 there were 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 33 percent very short, 42 percent short, 24 percent adequate and one percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 30 percent very short, 44 percent short, 26 percent adequate and zero percent surplus. 

Field Crops Report

Winter wheat planted was one percent.

Corn condition rated 14 percent very poor, 19 percent poor, 34 percent fair, 28 percent good and five percent excellent. Corn dough was 95 percent, near 91 percent last year, and 94 percent for the five-year average. Dented was 83 percent, ahead of 72 percent last year, and 75 percent average. Mature was 39 percent, near 36 percent last year, and ahead of 28 percent average. Harvested was six percent, behind 15 percent last year, and equal to average.

Soybean condition rated 16 percent very poor, 24 percent poor, 35 percent fair, 22 percent good and three percent excellent. Soybeans setting pods was 92 percent, ahead of 84 percent last year, and 87 percent average. Dropping leaves was 19 percent, ahead of 12 percent last year, and 11 percent average.

Sorghum condition rated 11 percent very poor, 18 percent poor, 35 percent fair, 31 percent good and five percent excellent. Sorghum headed was 90 percent, ahead of 85 percent last year, but near 93 percent average. Coloring was 51 percent, ahead of 40 percent last year, but near 53 percent average. Mature was 11 percent, ahead of three percent last year, and five percent average. Harvested was two percent, near one percent last year.

Cotton condition rated three percent very poor, 10 percent poor, 46 percent fair, 40 percent good and one percent excellent. Cotton setting bolls was 93 percent, behind 100 percent last year, but near 92 percent average. Bolls opening was 37 percent, ahead of 27 percent last year, and 19 percent average.

Pasture and Range Report

Pasture and range conditions rated 20 percent very poor, 27 percent poor, 33 percent fair, 19 percent good and one 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/2023/index.php.

NASS is the federal statistical agency responsible for producing official data about U.S. agriculture and is committed to providing timely, accurate and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.

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