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

  • Winners announced for 2015 Kansas Wheat Yield Contest

    July 27, 2015

    Kansas Wheat is proud to announce the winners of the 6th Annual Wheat Yield Contest. This year’s top wheat yields belong to Doug Queen of Rossville, Eastern Region winner; Darren Nelson of...

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  • Faces of Harvest - Richard and Glenda Randall

    July 14, 2015

    Richard and Glenda Randall do not have much time to travel, thanks to managing a comprehensive irrigation and dryland farming operation from early spring to late fall, but that does not mean they...

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  • Day 12, Final Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 13, 2015

    This is the final day 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....

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  • Faces of Harvest: Brad Hobelmann

    July 10, 2015

    Ever since he was knee-high to a grasshopper, Brad Hobelmann from Belleville, Kansas has been involved in wheat harvest. In the late 60’s and early 70’s, Hobelmann Farms operated a custom harvest...

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  • Faces of Harvest – Chris Tanner

    July 8, 2015

    Chris Tanner’s wheat near Norton did not have a good year, damaged by spring freeze, resurrected with May rainfall and stricken with stripe rust. “The wheat was about two days from dying of drought...

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  • No Kansas Wheat Harvest Report Today - Rain

    July 6, 2015

    There will be no harvest report today, July 6, 2015, due to precipitation across the state of Kansas. Source: http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/kansas/weather-radar-24hr For the week ending July 5...

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  • Rediscover Wheat - July 2015

    July 6, 2015

    Rediscover Wheat is the official publication of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers (KAWG) and the Kansas Wheat Commission (KWC). Harvest 2015 National Festival of Breads Winner Nigerian...

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  • Day 11, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 5, 2015

    This is day 11 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. Many...

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  • Day 10, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 2, 2015

    This is day 10 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. Harvest is...

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  • Faces of Harvest: Ruthann Spare

    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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