WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The latest government crop report shows the
winter wheat in Kansas showing some slight improvement in the past
But Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service also said Monday that
the crop remains in need of spring moisture.
The agency updated its condition report to show 13 percent of
the wheat is in very poor condition and 22 percent in poor
condition. About 34 percent was in fair condition with 27 percent
rated as good and 4 percent as excellent.
Warm temperatures last week helped the crop emerge from winter
The agency estimates that 84 percent of the wheat shows no
freeze damage. About 81 percent shows no wind damage.