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Kansas Farmers Close to Finishing Wheat Planting

Associated Press - October 20, 2015 9:41 am

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Kansas farmers are getting closer to finishing their planting of the 2016 winter wheat crop.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 82 percent of the wheat has now been planted. That is close to average at this point in the season.

Meanwhile, another corn harvest is also nearing its end in Kansas. The agency reported 85 percent of the corn in the state has now been cut, ahead of average.

Soybean harvest has hit the 51 percent mark, while sorghum harvest is 52 percent complete.

Harvest of sunflowers is 26 percent done.

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