Fall Crop Progress is Progressing...Harvest ending soon

As of Sunday, USDA-NASS says 70% of corn has been harvested, soybeans. 90%, sorghum 82% and sunflowers 70% nationally. 91% winter wheat seeded with 75% emerged. 55% of wheat is good/excellent condition.


Full National Weekly Report



Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report
For the week ending November 12, 2017, temperatures averaged eight to ten degrees below normal, according to the USDAs National Agricultural Statistics Service. Fog and drizzle hampered harvest progress in some areas, but rainfall totals remained at or near zero throughout the entire State. There were 6.0 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture rated 4 percent very short, 23 short, 72 adequate, and 1 surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 3 percent very short, 23 short, 73 adequate, and 1 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat condition rated 3 percent very poor, 9 poor, 32 fair, 50 good, and 6 excellent. Winter wheat planted was 97 percent, equal to last year, and near 99 for the five-year average. Emerged was 84 percent, behind 90 last year and 91 average.

Corn harvested was 93 percent, behind 99 last year, and near 96 average.

Soybeans harvested was 91 percent, near 93 last year, and equal to average.

Sorghum harvested was 77 percent, behind 90 last year and 84 average.

Cotton condition rated 0 percent very poor, 3 poor, 26 fair, 61 good, and 10 excellent. Cotton harvested was 25 percent, behind 33 last year and 41 average.

Sunflowers harvested was 74 percent, near 77 last year and 76 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 3 percent very poor, 14 poor, 36 fair, 44 good, and 3 excellent.

Stock water supplies rated 2 percent very short, 15 short, 83 adequate, and 0 surplus.



Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition report

For the week ending November 12, 2017, temperatures averaged four to ten degrees below normal, according to the USDAs National Agricultural Statistics Service. Precipitation was limited across the State. Dry weather continued to allow good progress on corn harvest. There were 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 3 percent very short, 21 short, 74 adequate, and 2 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 5 percent very short, 19 short, 75 adequate, and 1 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn harvested was 86 percent, behind 92 last year, and near 90 for the five-year average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor, 29 fair, 54 good, and 9 excellent. Winter wheat emerged was 95 percent, near 98 both last year and average.

Sorghum harvested was 85 percent, behind 96 last year and 93 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 11 poor, 43 fair, 38 good, and 6 excellent.

Stock water supplies rated 1 percent very short, 4 short, 95 adequate, and 0 surplus.

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