Harvest is nearly complete for Kansas and Nebraska. Nebraska's corn harvest is about 89 percent harvested, which is nearly a month ahead of schedule.
The soybean harvest is roughly 95 percent complete, while it usually averages 75 percent completion this time of the year.
Kansas corn harvest is nearly finished at 94 percent done, hitting about three weeks earlier than average. Soybean harvest reached 59 percent complete, while the sorghum harvest was 37 percent finished.
On the other side is the winter wheat crop. Nearly all of Nebraska's winter wheat crop has been seeded, but only about 58 percent has emerged because of the drought conditions. This time of the year usually sees 87 percent of the wheat crop emerging.
Kansas farmers have reached the 91 percent mark in planting their 2013 winter wheat crop.
In its weekly crop report Monday, Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service also said about 62 percent of the wheat has emerged.
agency says 2 percent of the young wheat is rated in excellent
condition, with 38 percent rated good, 49 percent fair and 11 percent
rated poor to very poor.