Kanasas Wheat remains 50% Poor/Very Poor

As of Sunday, 39% of the nation's corn had been planted, 15% soybeans. In Kansas 50% of the hard red winter wheat remains in the poor/very poor category. Crops remain a few days behind schedule in development and maturity.




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Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report

For the week ending May 6, 2018, there were 5.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDAs National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 24 percent very short, 29 short, 45 adequate, and 2 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 24 percent very short, 37 short, 39 adequate, and 0 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat condition rated 16 percent very poor, 34 poor, 36 fair, 14 good, and 0 excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 74 percent, well behind 95 last year. Headed was 19 percent, well behind 57 last year and 41 for the five-year average.

Corn planted was 47 percent, near 44 last year and 48 average. Emerged was 18 percent, near 19 last year and 22 average.

Soybeans planted was 8 percent, near 4 last year and 5 average.

Sorghum planted was 1 percent, equal to both last year and average.

Cotton planted was 2 percent, near 1 last year and 3 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 9 percent very poor, 21 poor, 45 fair,
25 good, and 0 excellent.




Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

For the week ending May 6, 2018, there were 4.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDAs National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 23 short, 73 adequate, and 2 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 3 percent very short, 27 short, 69 adequate, and 1 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn planted was 42 percent, near 46 both last year and for the five-year average. Corn emerged was 2 percent, behind 9 last year and 10 average.

Soybeans planted was 16 percent, near 12 both last year and average.

Winter wheat condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 32 fair, 51 good, and 10 excellent.

Sorghum planted was 3 percent, near 4 last year and 6 average.

Oats planted was 79 percent, behind 93 last year and 92 average. Emerged was 44 percent, well behind 73 last year and 70 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 10 poor, 40 fair, 46 good, and 2 excellent.

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