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Winter Wheat Harvest Behind Schedule for KS


Despite better conditions in southeast Kansas, wheat harvest across the state is behind schedule compared with recent years.


That's according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, which reports winter wheat harvested at 46%, well behind 80% last year and the 63% average. Wheat in Oklahoma is listed as 80% harvested, behind 97% last year and the 92% average. Winter wheat condition in Kansas is rated 25% very poor, 26% poor, 33% fair, 15% good and 1% excellent. In Oklahoma, condition is much better, listed as 10% very poor, 12% poor, 33% fair, 44% good and 1% excellent.



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