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

Get Adobe Flash player

Thursday, 02 October 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 National Headlines
Kansas Wheat Better than a Year Ago but Needs Rain
03/06/2012

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A new report says the winter wheat crop in
Kansas continues to look better than last year's crop due to mild
winter temperatures.
     But in its report Monday, Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service
also says the crop needs rain during the first weeks of emerging
from dormancy.
     Some wheat has begun joining in south-central and southeast
Kansas.
     Crop conditions declined slightly in the past week throughout
the state. The latest ratings are 12 percent poor to very poor, 38
percent fair, 43 percent good 7 percent excellent.
     At this time a year ago, the Kansas wheat crop was faring so
badly that 40 percent was rated in poor to very poor condition.

 

© 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
Pat Roberts Talks Farm Bill with KSCB  
Hansen Expects Severe Economic Impact from Drought
Cold Temperatures Threaten Wheat Crop
Drought Could Take Toll on Southwest Kansas Economy
Quality and Yield Mixed Across Kansas Wheat Harvest
Click Here For All Stories

MOST VIEWED STORIES
Two Semi's Collide On Highway 54, One Injured
Man Arrested in Dodge City Killing
Jerry Odle "Serves" Up Winning Duck
Sanitation Truck Rolls, Injures Driver
Duck Festival, Soup, Stew, Chili, Dessert Cook-Off This Saturday
Mosaic WIns KSCB's Cook Off
Friday's Scores
Teacher Retirements On The Rise
Locals Weigh In On Highway Projects At KDOT Meeting
Dodge City Dominates Liberal
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Gov. Brownback Announces Domestic Violence Grant Awards
LHS Drops Tight Matches to Dodge and Garden
LHS Girls Take Eighth in Ulysses
Saurombe and Casares Make ITA Nationals
SCCC/ATS Auction Raises $60,000
Kansas Tax Revenues Fall Short Of Expectations
Winter Wheat Harvest Lowest In 25 Years
Polling Place Changes In Texas County
Locals Weigh In On Highway Projects At KDOT Meeting
Redskins Rank Third in Soccer Poll
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 Emergency Alert Hanbook

©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