K-State Planting Guides

Kansas Crop Planting Guide

It’s that time of year again! Are you ready to get out the hoe or the tractor and start planting?

Whether you are planning on raising fruits, vegetables, or field crops, it’s always a good idea to check your extension center and find recommendations tailored specifically to your area.

With this in mind, Kansans will want to visit these three links from K-State:

  1. Vegetable Garden Planting Guide
    A wealth of useful information in four short pages! Includes yield estimates, plant spacing, a planting calendar, and a troubleshooting guide.
  2. Planning Your Fruit Garden
    Great advice for starting an orchard. Includes information on choosing a planting site and preparing the soil. Even includes a calendar to help you get your plants off to a good start.
  3. Kansas Crop Planting Guide
    A must for planting field crops. Planting dates, rates, and more.

If you raise any kind of plants in Kansas, consider downloading these free PDFs. They’ll be a big help in the coming growing season.

By hsotr

Pulling from nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle Lindsey started Homestead on the Range to help Kansans and others around flyover country achieve an abundant country lifestyle. Michelle is the author of four country living books. She is also a serious student of history, specializing in Kansas, agriculture, and the American West. When not gardening or pursuing hobbies ranging from music to cooking to birdwatching, she can usually be found researching or writing about her many interests.