The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released an update on Kansas crop progress and condition.

Corn condition rated 11 percent excellent, 40 percent good, 35 percent fair, 10 percent poor and 4 percent very poor.  Corn dented was 93 percent, near 97 last year and 96 for the five-year average. Mature was 60 percent, behind 78 last year and 72 average. Harvested was 19 percent, behind 28 last year and 27 average.

Soybean condition rated 8 percent excellent, 48 good, 34 fair, 7 poor and 3 percent very poor. Soybeans setting pods was 96 percent, near 99 both last year and five-year average. Dropping leaves was 27 percent, behind 46 last year and 41 average.

Sorghum condition rated 10 percent excellent, 53 good, 27 fair, 8 poor and 2 percent very poor. Sorghum coloring was 85 percent, behind 92 last year and 90 five-year average. Mature was 21 percent, behind 30 last year and 34 average. Harvested was at 2 percent, near 6 both last year and average.

Winter wheat planted was 15 percent, near 19 last year and 16 for the five-year average. Emerged was 3 percent, near 4 last year, and equal to average.