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Kansas: Corn Harvest 16% Complete, Soybean Harvest Starting – US-DA

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 22, 2013.

For the week ending September 22, 2013, cooler temperatures and spotty rains early in the week changed to warm, dry, windy conditions by the end of the week for most of Kansas, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Some areas received no moisture, while parts of eastern Kansas had up to three inches of rain. Where conditions allowed, farmers were harvesting high-moisture corn, seeding wheat, and preparing for fall harvest. There were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 12 percent very short, 36 short, 50 adequate, and 2 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were 17 percent very short, 39 short, 44 adequate, and 0 surplus.




Field Crops Report: Winter wheat planted was 13 percent, near 15 last year and 15 average. Wheat emerged was 3 percent, near 2 last year and equal to the average.

Corn dented was 96 percent, behind 100 last year and 99 average. Fifty-two percent of the crop was mature, behind 94 last year and 77 average. Corn harvested was 16 percent complete, well behind 62 last year, and 34 average. Corn condition rated 11 percent very poor, 18 poor, 32 fair, 31 good, and 8 excellent.

Sorghum coloring was 85 percent, ahead of 77 last year and 80 average. Sorghum mature was 16 percent, behind 27 last year and 24 average. Sorghum harvested was 1 percent, behind 8 last year and 5 average. Condition rated 6 percent very poor, 13 poor, 31 fair, 42 good, and 8 excellent.

Soybeans dropping leaves were 43 percent, near 45 last year and equal to 43 average. Soybeans harvested was 1 percent, behind 5 last year and near 2 average. Condition rated 3 percent very poor, 12 poor, 41 fair, 39 good, and 5 excellent.
The portion of the cotton crop setting bolls was 95 percent, behind 100 last year and 100 average. Cotton with open bolls was 29 percent, behind 59 last year and 41 average. Condition rated 2 percent very poor, 12 poor, 42 fair, 35 good, and 9 excellent.

Eighty-one percent of the sunflower acreage was in the ray flower dried stage, behind 85 last year but near 79 average. The portion of crop that had turned yellow was 59 percent, behind 71 percent last year but near 57 average. Sunflowers that turned brown were 27 percent, behind 34 last year but ahead of 19 average. Sunflowers harvested was 1 percent, behind 4 last year but equal to 1 average. Condition rated 7 percent very poor, 15 poor, 43 fair, 32 good, and 3 excellent.
The fourth cutting of alfalfa was 49 percent complete, behind 51 last year and 59 average.

Livestock, Pasture and Range Report: The condition of range and pasture rated 17 percent very poor, 19 poor, 32 fair, 28 good, and 4 excellent. Stock water supplies rated 8 percent very short, 18 short, 72 adequate, and 2 surplus.

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