Report: Kansas forecast to harvest record soybean crop
September 11, 2020
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is forecast to harvest a record soybean crop this fall, but corn production in the state is expected to be down from last year, the National Agricultural Statistics Service said Friday.
The agency said in its monthly crop update that the state's corn expected corn production of 782 million bushels is down 2% from a year ago.
Kansas is projected to harvest 5.75 million acres of corn this season, with yields averaging 136 bushels per acre.
Soybean production in the state is forecast at a record 231 million bushels, up 24% from last year. Kansas farmers planted...