Kansas crop progress, condition reported

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For the week ending June 9, there were 4-1/2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 10 percent very short, 17 percent short, 61 percent adequate and 12 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 13 percent very short, 25 percent short, 55 percent adequate and seven percent surplus.

Field Crops Report

Winter wheat condition rated 12 percent very poor, 21 percent poor, 35 percent fair, 29 percent good and three percent excellent. Winter wheat coloring was 90 percent, well ahead of 59 percent last year, and 62 percent for the five-year average. Mature was 52 percent, well ahead of 18 percent last year, and 12 percent average. Harvested was five percent, near one percent both last year and average.

Corn condition rated one percent very poor, four percent poor, 30 percent fair, 57 percent good and eight percent excellent. Corn planted was 96 percent, near 95 percent last year, and 94 percent average. Emerged was 87 percent, near 83 percent last year, and ahead of 81 percent average.

Soybean condition rated one percent very poor, two percent poor, 25 percent fair, 63 percent good and nine percent excellent. Soybeans planted was 78 percent, behind 86 percent last year, but ahead of 71 percent average. Emerged was 60 percent, behind 72 percent last year, but ahead of 53 percent average.

Sorghum condition rated one percent very poor, three percent poor, 43 percent fair, 49 percent good and four percent excellent. Sorghum planted was 54 percent, ahead of 44 percent both last year and average.

Cotton condition rated one percent very poor, four percent poor, 27 percent fair, 49 percent good and 19 percent excellent. Cotton planted was 92 percent, ahead of 78 percent last year, and 87 percent average. Squaring was four percent, near seven percent last year, and equal to average.

Sunflowers planted was 46 percent, ahead of 29 percent last year, and 41 percent average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated five percent very poor, 11 percent poor, 33 percent fair, 41 percent good and 10 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/2024/index.php.

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