Ag stats: April 2022 Kansas crop production highlights

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Published Friday, May 13, 2022

Based on May 1 conditions, Kansas's 2022 winter wheat crop is forecast at 271 million bushels, down 26% from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Average yield is forecast at 39 bushels per acre, down 13 bushels from last year. Acreage to be harvested for grain is estimated at 6.95 million acres, down 50,000 acres from last year. This would be 94% of the planted acres, below last year's 96% harvested. 

May 1 hay stocks of 670,000 tons are down 26% from last year. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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