Record Kan. corn crop forecasted !!!!!!
Kansas farmers are expected to harvest the biggest corn crop in the state's history this year.
The Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service on Thursday forecast corn production in Kansas at 629.2 million bushels. That would surpass last year's record crop of 598.3 million bushels.
Kansas growers planted 4.7 million acres in corn this year, the highest planted acreage for corn in the state since 1936.
Kansas is expected to produce by far more bushels of corn this season than wheat. The 2010 wheat crop is pegged at 369 million bushels, down less than 1 percent from last year. The wheat crop was grown on 8.2 million acres, down 600,000 acres from a year ago.