Kansas crops on pace with average thanks to good weather

Kansas crops remain on schedule from timely rains and normal temperatures.

USDA’s crop progress and condition report says corn is rated 60 percent-good-to-excellent with 86 percent in the dough stage on par with the five-year average. Forty-eight percent of the corn has dented.

Seventy-two percent of soybeans have set pods, two percent behind the five-year average.  Soybean condition is rated 58 percent good-to-excellent.

Sorghum is rated 62 percent-good-to excellent with 86 percent of the crop headed.

Only 48 percent of cotton is rated good-to-excellent with 85 percent setting bolls, 10 percent ahead of last years but 22 percent ahead of the five-year average.

Pasture and range conditions are 83 percent rated fair-to-excellent.

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