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    Effective: February 27, 2024 @ 1:00pm
    Expires: February 28, 2024 @ 3:00am
    WHAT
    Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
    WHERE
    Portions of Central, South Central and Southeast Kansas.
    WHEN
    From 1 PM Tuesday to 3 AM CST Wednesday.
    IMPACTS
    Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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89% of Kansas corn, 80% of soybeans harvested

The USDA says harvest took another step forward last week in Kansas. Eighty-nine percent of the state’s expected corn crop has been harvested, equal to last year, and ahead of the five-year average of 84%. Soybeans harvested reached 80% completion, ahead of 66% on average. USDA... Read More.

80% of soybeans, 70% of corn harvested in Illinois

Corn and soybean harvest continue ahead of the average pace in Illinois. The USDA reports as of Sunday 70% of corn is harvested, up from 52% the week before and three percentage points ahead of the five-year average. Soybean harvest is 80% complete, up from... Read More.

New $80 Million Dollar Manufacturing Plant Announced for Maize

TOPEKA, Kan. (KPR) – State officials have announced that a new $80 million manufacturing plant will be built in south-central Kansas. Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company, the nation’s top manufacturer of cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings, will build the facility in Maize.... Read More.

61% of U.S. corn, 80% of soybeans harvested

The USDA says the U.S. corn and soybean harvests made solid advances over the past week. That was because of generally dry conditions in much of the Midwest and Plains, but this week has already seen severe storms, heavy rain, and even snow... Read More.

Winter wheat harvest in Kanas tops 80 percent

Farmers in Kansas took advantage of dry and warm conditions last week and have harvested more than three-quarters of winter wheat. The USDA says 83 percent of the crop is in with 29 percent rated good-to-excellent. Corn condition is rated 57 percent good-to-excellent with 22... Read More.

Iowa corn, soybeans rated 80% good to excellent

Iowa farmers took advantage of good weather last week. USDA’s latest crop update says activities including alfalfa harvest and spraying crops. Corn and soybean condition ratings are both 80 percent good to excellent, with 97 percent of soybeans emerged. The oat crop is 80 percent headed and... Read More.