Harvest reports

Wheat harvest in Kansas typically begins in mid-June and is complete by mid-July. It begins in the south central part of the state and moves north and west. 

In 2014, total production was 246.4 million bushels, down 26 percent from 2013 crop and lowest in 25 years (1989). Area for grain, at 8.4 million acres, was unchanged from 2013. Yield was 28 bushels per acre, 10 bushels below last year and lowest since 1995. [Read more]

U.S. Wheat Associates weekly harvest reports

Recent news

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    July 2, 2015

    The best answer to a complicated question is often the most obvious. Take Ruthann Spare. Searching for a future career path in college, she spent summers working on the family farm in Ellinwood....

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  • Faces of Harvest: Matt Splitter

    July 2, 2015

    Work hard, others notice. Find advisors who will teach you, not just help you. Dispensing this advice demonstrates that Matt Splitter is not just a young farmer, but already a wise one. Those...

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  • 2015 Wheat Crop Hit By Just About Everything

    July 2, 2015

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  • Day 9, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 1, 2015

    This is day 9 of the 2015 Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. As harvest...

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  • Faces of Harvest: Jeremy Millershaski, Lakin

    July 1, 2015

    Farming west of Garden City positions Jeremy Millershaski roughly in the middle of his two favorite off-farm hobbies – snowboarding at Monarch Mountain in Colorado and hanging at Lake Wilson. But,...

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  • Day 8, Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports

    June 30, 2015

    This is day 8 of the 2015 Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Kansans...

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  • Day 7, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    June 29, 2015

    This is day 7 of the 2015 Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. From the...

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  • Faces of Harvest: Nicole Small

    June 29, 2015

    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...

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  • Day 6, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    June 28, 2015

    This is day 6 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. When you don’t...

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  • Day 5, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    June 25, 2015

    This is day 5 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. Praise for the...

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