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.

This year, we are a little behind schedule because of the cooler temperatures and lots of spring rains. In fact, May 2019 was the wettest month ever recorded in Kansas. Read more: https://ksu.ag/2MDr49M 

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U.S. Wheat Associates weekly harvest reports

Recent news

  • Day 6, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 3, 2019

    Wheat harvest continues to slowly work northward in Kansas as farmers are racing against Mother Nature while needing to crawl slowly through the remaining fields due to green stems (but ripe heads.)...

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  • Day 5, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 2, 2019

    It’s the tale of two crops during the 2019 Kansas wheat harvest as some pockets of harvested acres are seeing above average yields and test weights while other areas are battling drowned acres,...

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  • Day 4, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 1, 2019

    Only 28% of Kansas wheat has been harvested, behind 61% average. Yields are above average and quality is good, with test weights ranging from 58-63 and proteins all over the place, 9s to 13s.

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  • Day 3, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    June 30, 2019

    Harvest picked up momentum and began to move quickly over the weekend. Areas are seeing above average yields, heavy test weights and proteins ranging from 10-11.5%.

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  • Day 2, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    June 27, 2019

    Wheat harvest finally started to get some momentum in Kansas on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Many farmers would already be done with their wheat harvest, but due to cool weather and rain...

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  • Day 1, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    June 24, 2019

    Harvest got off to a slow, labored start in south central Kansas over the weekend. The normal excitement and anticipation for wheat harvest can hardly be found in the area, as farmers who are...

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  • Wheat Tour Recap FINAL Day

    May 2, 2019

      The 2019 Wheat Quality Council’s Hard Winter Wheat Tour across Kansas wrapped up on May 2. During the three days of wheat scouting, tour participants traveled six routes from Manhattan to...

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  • Wheat Tour 2019 Day 2 Recap

    May 1, 2019

    On Wednesday, 75 people on the Wheat Quality Council’s 2019 winter wheat tour in 20 cars made their way from Colby to Wichita, Kansas, stopping in wheat fields along six different routes. One...

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  • Wheat Tour 2019 Day 1 Recap

    April 30, 2019

    More than 75 people from 25 U.S. states and 3 other countries traveled on six routes between Manhattan and Colby, Kan., Tuesday, stopping at wheat fields every 15-20 miles along the routes, as part...

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  • Wheat Scouting 2019

    April 29, 2019

    Follow along on Twitter at #wheattour19.

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