Kansas crop progress, condition as of September 10


For the week ending Sept. 10, there were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 34 percent very short, 38 percent short, 26 percent adequate and two percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 31 percent very short, 42 percent short, 26 percent adequate and one percent surplus.

Field Crops Report

Winter wheat planted was four percent, near three percent for both last year and the five-year average.

Corn condition rated 14 percent very poor, 20 percent poor, 35 percent fair, 26 percent good and five percent excellent. Corn dented was 89 percent, ahead of 82 percent last year, and near 85 percent average. Mature was 56 percent, ahead of 48 percent last year, and 42 percent average. Harvested was 17 percent, near 20 percent last year, but ahead of 10 percent average.

Soybean condition rated 19 percent very poor, 26 percent poor, 32 percent fair, 20 percent good and three percent excellent. Soybeans setting pods was 95 percent, ahead of 90 percent last year, and near 92 percent average. Dropping leaves was 37 percent, ahead of 25 percent last year, and 19 percent average. Harvested was one percent.

Sorghum condition rated 11 percent very poor, 19 percent poor, 37 percent fair, 27 percent good and six percent excellent. Sorghum headed was 95 percent, near 91 percent last year, and 97 percent average. Coloring was 68 percent, ahead of 56 percent last year, but near 69 percent average. Mature was 22 percent, ahead of 10 percent last year, and 11 percent average. Harvested was four percent, near two percent last year, and one percent average.

Cotton condition rated four percent very poor, 15 percent poor, 41 percent fair, 37 percent good and three percent excellent. Cotton setting bolls was 97 percent, near 100 percent last year, and 95 percent average. Bolls opening was 58 percent, well ahead of 36 percent last year, and 26 percent average.

Pasture and Range Report

Pasture and range conditions rated 22 percent very poor, 27 percent poor, 34 percent fair, 16 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.

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