Archive for Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Harvests continue for corn, beans

September 27, 2005

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Kansas farmers are making good progress in seeding their 2006 winter wheat crop, even as fall harvest of other crops picks up, Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday.

In its weekly crop update, the agency said 30 percent of winter wheat had been planted and that 9 percent had emerged.

Also in the report:

¢ About 43 percent of corn has been harvested. Corn condition is rated 3 percent very poor, 11 percent poor, 34 percent fair, 47 percent good and 5 percent excellent.

¢ Anout 8 percent of soybeans have been cut. Soybean condition is rated as 1 percent very poor, 9 percent poor, 37 percent fair, 47 percent good and 6 percent excellent.

¢ About 13 percent of milo has been cut. Milo condition is rated 3 percent very poor, 11 percent poor, 40 percent fair, 40 percent good and 6 percent excellent.

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