34 percent of Kansas corn, 8 percent of soybeans planted

Kansas farmers are ahead of schedule for planting corn and soybeans.

The USDA says 34 percent of the corn crop is in, two percent ahead of the five-year average.  Fourteen percent of soybeans have been planted, 8 percent of the average pace.

Winter wheat condition is rated at 74 percent poor-to-very poor, and 61 percent is joined and 11 percent is headed.

Topsoil moisture is 32 percent adequate-to-surplus and subsoil moisture is 20 percent adequate.

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