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USDA NASS Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report: Week Ending May 28, 2023


MANHATTAN, Kan. – For the week ending May 28, 2023, there were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 16% very short, 34% short, 45% adequate, and 5% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 35% very short, 33% short, 30% adequate, and 2% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat condition rated 39% very poor, 30% poor, 21% fair, 9% good, and 1% excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 95%, near 99% for both last year and the five-year average. Headed was 84%, behind 94% last year and 90% average.

Corn condition rated 3% very poor, 6% poor, 39% fair, 45% good, and 7% excellent. Corn planted was 82%, near 85% last year and 84% average. Emerged was 66%, ahead of 59% last year, and near 65% average.

Soybeans planted was 71%, ahead of 55% last year and 52% average. Emerged was 46%, ahead of 33% both last year and average.

Sorghum planted was 22%, near 19% last year, and ahead of 17% average.

Cotton condition rated 2% very poor, 10% poor, 47% fair, 40% good, and 1% excellent. Cotton planted was 59%, well behind 82% last year, and near 60% average.

Sunflowers planted was 6%, behind 12% last year and 18% average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 25% very poor, 26% poor, 34% fair, 15% good, and 0% excellent.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, KSU Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.

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Crop Progress by District

For the Week Ending May 28, 2023

Winter Wheat Jointed858594969999999810095
Winter Wheat Headed75668087958890919584
Corn Planted615686908695979810082
Corn Emerged37356868768291919766