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.

Harvest reports are typically published on Sunday through Thursday evenings.

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  • Day 13, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 6, 2021

    If you feel like the Kansas wheat harvest is lasting longer than normal, you’re not alone. With a late start and continued delays from scattered rain showers, harvest is behind. 

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  • Day 12, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

    July 5, 2021

    Many Kansas farm families spent the Independence Day weekend in the wheat fields, as warmer temperatures and dry winds allowed them to return to wheat harvest. However, not everyone had the...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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. 

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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