Jeremy farms 80 quarters around Lakin, Kansas, with his brother, father and grandfather. The mostly no-till operation is large enough that in good years, Jeremy said up to five combines will be...
Jeremy Millershaski from Lakin reported that their crew is now more than halfway done with harvest. Because of hail damage from storms in the last three to six weeks, test weights are “all across the...
From the far east of the state to far west, wheat harvest is seeing two very different cutting conditions due to rainfall during the growing seasons.
A mom of two boys and blogger for “Tales of a Kansas Farm Mom,” Nicole Small from Neodesha, Kansas, is also a full time combine driver during wheat harvest. Twelve years ago when she was pregnant...
Farmers report variability from field to field, varying yields and test weights ranging from low to average.
Praise for the late season rains keeps pouring in from around the state. Industry experts had pegged them the “million bushel rains,” but it looks like they have added even more to this year’s crop.
This is day 4 of the 2015 Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and Kansas Grain and Feed Association.
Kyle reports his yields are ranging from the high 40s to pushing 70 bushels per acre in a field or two, the average being 47-52 bushels per acre.
Despite test weights and yields that are “all over the board,” farmers are “pleasantly surprised” with this year’s “miracle wheat.”