Hail damages wheat, recently planted spring crops

For the week ending May 28, temperatures were 2 to 6 degrees below normal across the state, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Kansas. The southern half of the state was mostly dry, while areas in the north received up to 2 inches of rain. Hail in northwestern Kansas damaged some wheat and recently planted spring crops. There were 4.0 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture rated 0 percent very short, 2 short, 80 adequate, and 18 surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 0 percent very short, 3 short, 87 adequate, and 10 surplus.

Winter wheat condition rated 9 percent very poor, 16 poor, 30 fair, 38 good, and 7 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 97 percent, near 98 last year and the five-year average of 93. Coloring was 39 percent, near 37 last year, but ahead of 34 average.

Corn condition rated 2 percent very poor, 8 poor, 35 fair, 52 good, and 3 excellent. Corn planted was 82 percent, behind 94 last year and 93 average. Emerged was 64 percent, behind 73 last year and 74 average.

 

Soybeans planted was 41 percent, ahead of 25 last year, but behind 46 average. Emerged was 24 percent, ahead of 14 last year, but near 25 average.

Sorghum planted was 11 percent, near 13 last year, and behind 23 average.

Cotton planted was 32 percent, ahead of 9 last year, but near 36 average.

 

Sunflowers planted was 7 percent, near 3 last year and 11 average.

Alfalfa hay condition rated 0 percent very poor, 4 poor, 25 fair, 63 good, and 8 excellent. First cutting was 53 percent complete, ahead of 43 last year.

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Pasture and range conditions rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 15 fair, 67 good, and 16 excellent.

Stock water supplies were 0 percent very short, 1 short, 87 adequate, and 12 surplus.

 

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