corn http://kmuw.org en Kan. Corn Crop Projected To Be Considerably Higher Than Last Year http://kmuw.org/post/kan-corn-crop-projected-be-considerably-higher-last-year <p>A new government forecast says Kansas farmers are on track to harvest 38 percent more corn than a year ago.<br><br>The National Agricultural Statistics Service reports the state's corn crop should in at about 525 million bushels.<br><br>Farmers are cutting 4.2 million acres of corn this season, which is up 6 percent from last year. Yields are also far better at 125 bushels per acre. That's 29 bushels an acre more than a year ago.<br><br>The agency also forecasts Kansas will harvest more than twice as much sorghum as last year, and that soybean production will be up by 58 percent.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:44:03 +0000 Associated Press 23386 at http://kmuw.org