Ag stats: Kansas crop progress and condition report for the week ending August 15, 2021

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Published Tuesday, August 17, 2021

For the week ending August 15, 2021, there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 13% very short, 33% short, 52% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 11% very short, 32% short, 55% adequate, and 2% surplus. 

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 4% very poor, 10% poor, 24% fair, 52% good, and 10% excellent. Corn silking was 97%, near 98% for both last year and the five-year average. Dough was 74%, behind 79% last year, and near 76% average. Dented was 25%, behind 38% last year and 36% average. 

Soybean condition rated 3% very poor, 7% poor, 28% fair, 55% good, and 7% excellent. Soybeans blooming was 85%, near 89% both last year and average. Setting pods was 60%, behind 72% last year and 66% average. 

Sorghum condition rated 2% very poor, 6% poor, 30% fair, 56% good, and 6% excellent. Sorghum headed was 75%, near 77% last year and 73% average. Coloring was 15%, near 16% last year and 14% average. 

Cotton condition rated 0% very poor, 11% poor, 38% fair, 43% good, and 8% excellent. Cotton squaring was 97%, ahead of 92% last year and 90% average. Setting bolls was 79%, well ahead of 54% last year and 48% average. Bolls opening was 5%, near 3% last year and 2% average. 

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 5% very poor, 13% poor, 33% fair, 46% good, and 3% excellent.

 

Percent 

 

NW 

WC 

SW 

NC 

SC 

NE 

EC 

SE 

STATE 

Corn Silking 

96 

95 

99 

96 

100 

99 

100 

94 

100 

97 

Corn Dough 

54 

74 

78 

64 

85 

86 

87 

76 

94 

74 

Corn Dented 

17 

35 

18 

27 

29 

32 

27 

52 

25 

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