WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas wheat harvest has now reached the Nebraska border.
industry group Kansas Wheat reported Thursday that combines are running
from Norton to Marshall counties along the Nebraska border.
Valley Co-op in Norton says just a few thousand bushels of wheat have
been brought in so far. Early test weights have been running 55 to 56
pounds per bushel. Many fields still have a green cast to them, but
harvest is expected to pick up by early next week.
about halfway complete around Hoisington in central Kansas. The United
Ag Service elevator in Hoisington says yields have been ranging from 20
to 50 bushels an acre there. Test weights have been coming at 56 to 62
pounds per bushel.