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Sept. 15, 2020Manhattan, Kan. |  By: AP

Report: Kansas forecast to harvest record soybean crop

Kansas is forecast to harvest a record soybean crop this fall, but corn production in the state is expected to be down from last year.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service said Friday in its monthly crop update that the state's corn expected corn production of 782 million bushels is down 2% from a year ago.

Soybean production in the state is forecast at a record 231 million bushels, up 24% from last year. Kansas growers are also expected to harvest 217 million bushels of sorghum for grain, up 6% from a year ago.