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Kansas Gets Nearly Perfect Week for Farm Fieldwork
Kansas Ag Connection - 11/19/2019

For the week ending Sunday, there were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 10 percent very short, 37 short, 52 adequate, and 1 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 7 percent very short, 30 short, 62 adequate, and 1 surplus.

Winter wheat condition rated 5 percent very poor, 13 poor, 35 fair,b39 good, and 8 excellent. Winter wheat emerged was 86 percent, ahead of 80 last year, but near 90 for the five-year average.

Corn harvested was 95 percent, near 92 last year and 96 average.

Soybeans harvested was 92 percent, ahead of 80 last year, and equal to average.

Sorghum harvested was 92 percent, well ahead of 70 last year, and ahead of 84 average.

Cotton condition rated 6 percent very poor, 16 poor, 36 fair, 37 good, and 5 excellent. Cotton harvested was 44 percent, well ahead of 24 last year, and ahead of 39 average.

Sunflowers harvested was 92 percent, well ahead of 70 last year, and ahead of 79 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 3 percent very poor, 10 poor, 33 fair, 49 good, and 5 excellent.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, KSU Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.

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