Kansas crop production is reported as of September 1

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Based on Sept. 1 conditions, Kansas’s 2023 corn production is forecast at 677 million bushels, up 33 percent from last year’s production, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Area to be harvested for grain, at 5.33 million acres, is up 20 percent from a year ago. Yield is forecast at 127 bushels per acre, up 12 bushels from last year.

Sorghum for grain in Kansas is forecast at 208 million bushels, up 97 percent from 2022. Area for harvest, at 3.30 million acres, is up 22 percent from last year. Yield is forecast at 63 bushels per acre, up 24 bushels from last year.

Soybean production is forecast at 128 million bushels, down four percent from last year. Area for harvest, at 4.40 million acres, is down nine percent from 2022. Yield is forecast at 29 bushels per acre, up 1.5 bushels from last year.

Cotton production is forecast at 127,000 bales, down 23 percent from last year. Acreage for harvest, at 88,000 acres, is down 50,000 acres from 2022. Yield is forecast at 693 pounds per acre, up 116 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/2023/09-12-2023.pdf.

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

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