Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Thursday, 31 July 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports
Cold Temperatures Threaten Wheat Crop
05/03/2011
 

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma agriculture officials say it's too

early to say whether a cold snap will affect the state's wheat and

other crops that already have been affected by a prolonged drought.

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze watch for the

Oklahoma Panhandle, and a frost advisory covers 42 counties in

western, central and northern areas of the state from 2 a.m. to 9

a.m. Tuesday.

Sam Knipp (Kuh-NIP') with the Oklahoma Farm Bureau says it will

be several days before wheat growers know if the cold temperatures

damaged their crops.

Fairview wheat grower Scott Neufeld says his crop could suffer a

setback if the temperature dips into the mid-20s overnight, but he

added that his crop already has been damaged by an April freeze and

by a lingering drought.

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.


RELATED STORIES
Emerging Winter Wheat Blankets Kansas Fields
Heat and Drought Take Toll on Kansas Crops
Kansas Wheat Harvest 80 Percent Finished
Kansas Harvest 20 Percent Complete
Rain Boosts Winter Wheat Crop
Kansas Wheat Better than a Year Ago but Needs Rain
Pat Roberts Talks Farm Bill with KSCB  
Hansen Expects Severe Economic Impact from Drought
Kansas Corn Deteriorating in Heat
Wheat Continues to Worsen
Click Here For All Stories

MOST VIEWED STORIES
Head On Crash Claims The Life of a Liberal Woman
Two Indicted On Document Fraud
Injury Accident Reported In Liberal
Liberal Firefighters Repond To A Residential Fire
Headrick Wins 5 State Fair Queen
Winners Split Jackpot at Summer Bingo Party
Dr. Valdez To Relocate To Wichita Area
SOUTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER EARNS EXCELLENCE THROUGH INSIGHT AWARD
Bingo at Light Park This Saturday
Citizenship Classes To Begin
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Oklahoma Voter Registration Deadline Approaches
New Hours At Adventure Bay Family Waterpark
Concerns Continue Over DCCC Merger
Roadwork In Ulysses To Detour Traffic
Rattler Teams Make Strong Showings in Upper Midwest
Hot, Dry Conditions Stress Kansas Crops
Citizenship Classes To Begin
Dr. Valdez To Relocate To Wichita Area
Summer Art Camp At Wildhorse Gallery
Head On Crash Claims The Life of a Liberal Woman
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group