Kansas Winter Wheat Planting Nearly Done

October 28, 2015 10:40 PM

A new report shows most of the 2016 winter wheat crop is now planted in Kansas.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 91 percent of the wheat has been seeded. About 67 percent of the crop has already emerged.

The agency also gave an early condition report for the fledgling crop rating 41 percent of it in good to excellent condition. About 44 percent is in fair shape with 15 percent in poor to very poor condition.

Fall harvest of other crops is also moving along with 91 percent of the corn in Kansas now cut.

The agency reported that 70 percent of the soybeans and 66 percent of the sorghum also has been harvested in the state.

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