Dry conditions continue to impact Kansas crops. USDA statistician Doug Bounds says topsoil moisture is 36% short and 44% very short with similar subsoil moisture levels.
Most Kansas corn is struggling with 19% of the crop in good condition, 28% rated fair, 26% poor, and 24% very poor. Corn silking is at 96% with 85% in the dough stage and 61% dented. Twenty-four percent of the corn is mature and about 8% is now harvested.