Ag stats: Kansas crop progress and condition report – week ending August 14, 2022

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Published Tuesday, August 16, 2022

For the week ending August 14, 2022, there were 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 45% very short, 37% short, 18% adequate, and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 42% very short, 36% short, 22% adequate, and 0% surplus. 

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 20% very poor, 24% poor, 27% fair, 25% good, and 4% excellent. Corn silking was 90%, behind 96% last year and 97% for the five-year average. Dough was 63%, behind 72% last year and 73% average. Dented was 25%, near 23% last year, but behind 32% average. 

Soybean condition rated 11% very poor, 20% poor, 33% fair, 33% good, and 3% excellent. Soybeans blooming was 85%, near 84% last year and 87% average. Setting pods was 57%, near 58% last year, and behind 64% average. 

Sorghum condition rated 16% very poor, 27% poor, 30% fair, 25% good, and 2% excellent. Sorghum headed was 52%, well behind 73% last year, and behind 69% average. Coloring was 9%, behind 14% last year, and near 12% average. 

Cotton condition rated 6% very poor, 21% poor, 44% fair, 26% good, and 3% excellent. Cotton setting bolls was 92%, ahead of 77% last year, and well ahead of 54% average. Bolls opening was 12%, ahead of 5% last year and 2% average. 

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 34% very poor, 27% poor, 26% fair, 12% good, and 1% excellent.

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