RealCropUpdate – Kansas Wheat Harvest Below Normal reader, Shawn Thacker, Thacker Harvesting Ltd, sent us the following photos from the combine in Kansas.

Shawn says that the yields of the wheat crop in the picture are 15-20 while the typical yield expected would be 35 bushels per acre in Kansas.

Shawn says that they are just finishing combining in Kansas and are headed to Colorado next where weather looks like it may have an impact by delaying harvest.



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