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.

Harvest reports are typically published on Sunday through Thursday evenings.

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  • Wheat Tour 2022, Day 3 Final

    May 19, 2022

    The three-day average yield for the fields that were calculated was 39.7 bushels per acre with total production at 261 million bushels.

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  • Wheat Tour 2022, Day 2

    May 18, 2022

    On Wednesday, 83 people on the Wheat Quality Council’s 2022 winter wheat tour made their way from Colby to Wichita, Kansas, stopping in wheat fields along six different routes. 

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  • Wheat Tour 2022, Day 1

    May 17, 2022

    About 83 people from 24 U.S. states plus Mexico and Canada, traveled in 20 cars on six routes between Manhattan and Colby, Kan., Tuesday, stopping at wheat fields every 15-20 miles along the...

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  • Wheat Scouting 2022

    May 16, 2022

    Follow along on Twitter at #wheattour22. Use the following information to scout wheat fields and make your own yield estimates. To help, we have compiled the steps tour participants use to estimate...

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  • Southwest Kansas wheat devastated by drought

    May 9, 2022

    There are several counties in the far southwest corner of Kansas where very little wheat will make it to harvest.

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  • Will April showers arrive in time to make the Kansas wheat crop?

    April 6, 2022

    April showers are critical for the 2022 wheat crop. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, more than half of the state is in severe drought or worse, with pockets of extreme and exceptional drought...

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  • Day 17, Final Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 15, 2021

    Harvest has been longer and more interrupted than normal, but farmers in the west are finally down to the last few days of cutting. 

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  • Day 16, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 13, 2021

    Harvest is on the downhill slide for much of Kansas, with just a few days left in northwest parts of the state. 

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  • Day 15, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 12, 2021

    “Wheat certainly used all of its nine lives this year, and we still came out with a pretty decent crop,” Williams said. “All in all, a lot better than we expected in February and March.”

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  • Day 14, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 8, 2021

    Kansas farm families are mentally ready to transition from wheat harvest to focusing on their local county fair and other summer activities, but combines are still running across much of the central...

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