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.