From extreme drought and harsh spring freezes to an almost stress-free growing season; variability is the key word describing the 2020 winter wheat growing season in Kansas.
Several locations across Kansas have passed 200 days since recording freezing temperatures. For some of these places, this will set the record for the latest freeze. Learn more about the climatology of late freezes and the impacts of extended growing seasons in this article.
This article takes a look back at the 2022 wheat growing season in Kansas. Adverse environmental conditions created difficult growing conditions for many areas across the wheat growing region of Kansas. Yield losses from diseases were lower than average.
This article summarizes the growing season precipitation across Kansas since April 1. How did April and May compare to past years? There is also a discussion of the summer outlooks for temperature and precipitation.
As of July 9, there have been 100 days since April 1, a date that meteorologists often use to define the start of the summer growing season. In this article, we take a look at how the 2023 growing season has compared to 2022, and how 2023 compares to normal for Kansas.