Harvest

Wheat harvest in Kansas typically begins in early- to mid-June and is complete by mid-July. It begins in the south central part of the state and moves north and west. Current estimates from USDA/NASS peg the 2017 crop at 289.8 million bushels, with an average yield of 42 bushels per acre.

U.S. Wheat Associates weekly harvest reports

Recent news

  • 2017 Kansas Wheat Quality Report

    September 7, 2017

    Preliminary data for the 2017 crop year from 12,851 carlot samples from 51 counties showed an average test weight of 60.5 pounds per bushel, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics...

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  • Faces of Harvest: Ochs Family, Syracuse

    July 12, 2017

    Want to ride in the combine with Amaya? Take a look at our Facebook Live with her here!

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  • Faces of Harvest: Michael Jordan, Beloit

    July 12, 2017

    Michael Jordan from Beloit, Kansas, says his passion for farming began when he was six years old and his dad let him sit on his lap and drive the combine for the first time.

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  • Faces of Harvest: Werner Warriors, Zenda

    July 7, 2017

    The love of farming and wheat harvest runs deep in Kayla Westerman's veins. Kayla is part of a fourth generation of farmers from Zenda, Kansas.

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  • Harvest Report, Day 16

    July 6, 2017

    This is day 16 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association.

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  • Harvest Report, Day 15

    July 5, 2017

    Wheat harvest gets a slow start in northwest Kansas; 73% of crop harvested.

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  • Harvest Report, Day 14

    June 30, 2017

    This is day 14 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association.

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  • Harvest Report, Day 13

    June 28, 2017

    This is day 13 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. In Delphos,...

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  • Harvest Report, Day 12

    June 27, 2017

    Wheat streak mosaic virus causing trouble in western Kansas.

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  • Harvest Report, Day 11

    June 26, 2017

    This is day 11 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association.

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