Ag stats: Kansas crop progress and condition report – week ending May 8, 2022

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Published Tuesday, May 10, 2022

For the week ending May 8, 2022, there were 3.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 22% very short, 23% short, 47% adequate, and 8% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 27% very short, 32% short, 38% adequate, and 3% surplus. 

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat condition rated 15% very poor, 22% poor, 35% fair, 26% good, and 2% excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 83%, behind 90% last year. Headed was 30%, near 26% last year and 34% for the five-year average. 

Corn planted was 46%, behind 51% last year, and near 50% average. Emerged was 17%, behind 24% last year and 23% average. 

Soybeans planted was 16%, behind 25% last year, but near 14% average. Emerged was 1%, near 3% last year and 2% average. 

Sorghum planted was 2%, near 3% last year, and equal to average. 

Cotton planted was 11%, equal to last year, and near 7% average. 

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 17% very poor, 18% poor, 42% fair, 22% good, and 1% excellent. 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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