Ag stats: Kansas crop progress and condition report – week ending August 22, 2021

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Published Wednesday, August 25, 2021

For the week ending August 22, 2021, there were 6.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 13% very short, 34% short, 51% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 10% very short, 34% short, 55% adequate, and 1% surplus. 

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 4% very poor, 10% poor, 26% fair, 51% good, and 9% excellent. Corn dough was 86%, near 89% last year, and equal to the five-year average. Dented was 48%, behind 55% last year, and near 52% average. Mature was 3%, near 7% last year, and behind 9% average. 

Soybean condition rated 4% very poor, 6% poor, 32% fair, 53% good, and 5% excellent. Soybeans blooming was 91%, near 93% last year and 94% average. Setting pods was 72%, behind 79% last year and 77% average. Dropping leaves was 1%, near 4% last year and 2% average. 

Sorghum condition rated 2% very poor, 7% poor, 29% fair, 55% good, and 7% excellent. Sorghum headed was 86%, near 88% last year and 85% average. Coloring was 30%, near 31% last year and 26% average. 

Cotton condition rated 2% very poor, 12% poor, 38% fair, 39% good, and 9% excellent. Cotton setting bolls was 85%, ahead of 75% last year, and well ahead of 63% average. Bolls opening was 8%, equal to last year, and near 5% average. 

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 4% very poor, 13% poor, 36% fair, 44% good, and 3% excellent.

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