Ag stats: Kansas crop progress and condition report – week ending September 12, 2021

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Published Wednesday, September 15, 2021

For the week ending September 12, 2021, there were 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 15% very short, 30% short, 53% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 15% very short, 32% short, 51% adequate, and 2% surplus. 

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat planted was 4%, near 2% last year, and equal to the five-year average. 

Corn condition rated 9% very poor, 13% poor, 25% fair, 44% good, and 9% excellent. Corn dented was 89%, near 90% last year and 88% average. Mature was 45%, near 46% last year and 47% average. Harvested was 11%, near 7% last year and 10% average. 

Soybean condition rated 6% very poor, 8% poor, 27% fair, 52% good, and 7% excellent. Soybeans setting pods was 92%, near 96% last year and 95% average. Dropping leaves was 20%, behind 30% last year, and equal to average. 

Sorghum condition rated 5% very poor, 10% poor, 29% fair, 48% good, and 8% excellent. Sorghum coloring was 79%, near 80% last year and 76% average. Mature was 20%, near 16% last year, and ahead of 14% average. Harvested was 1%, equal to both last year and average. 

Cotton condition rated 2% very poor, 7% poor, 44% fair, 44% good, and 3% excellent. Cotton setting bolls was 96%, near 95% last year, and ahead of 89% average. Bolls opening was 38%, ahead of 25% last year and 22% average. 

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 8% very poor, 15% poor, 35% fair, 40% good, and 2% excellent.

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