Day 11, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
June 30, 2021
Beyond slowing down the progression of harvest by keeping farmers out of the field until the late afternoon most days, sprinkles and seemingly random showers are increasing moisture levels, lowering...
Day 10, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
June 29, 2021
Sporadic sprinkles are keeping many Kansas wheat farmers on edge as they wait for moisture levels to decrease enough to get back into the combine. Elevators are taking in loads; however, as farmers...
Day 9, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
June 28, 2021
Rain is delaying harvest in central and eastern Kansas. In western Kansas, wheat harvest is picking up pace quickly with better-than-expected yields and quality.
Day 8, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
June 27, 2021
Timely fungicide application is playing out as one of the most important management decisions this growing season with reporting farmers noting substantial yield and quality differences between...
Day 7, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
June 24, 2021
Moisture levels remain a key determining factor of when and where farmers are able to combine and, with storms in the forecast, farmers are cutting the fields they can ahead of the arrival of the...
Day 6, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
June 23, 2021
Diligent field management has made a difference, but disease pressure from stripe rust and Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus has taken a toll on yields following the tumultuous weather during the growing...
Day 5, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
June 22, 2021
With temperatures heating back up, combines are once again rolling across southern Kansas. Wheat harvest is marching northward as farmers continue kicking into full gear once test cuttings reveal...
Day 4, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
June 21, 2021
Scattered rains fell across the state Sunday night ahead of a cool front. The combination of light rain and lower temperatures halted harvest progress across central and southern Kansas, but farmers...
Day 3, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
June 20, 2021
Many Kansas farm families spent Father’s Day working together in the field as test cutting expanded across Kansas over the weekend. With conditions remaining hot and dry, farmers are anxious to get...
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