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]