Farmers Get Boost from Snow And Rain
KSCB News - March 31, 2009 12:00 am
(AP) – All that rain and snow in Kansas over the
past week has bolstered the soil moisture badly needed by farmers
across the state.
Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service reported yesterday that
65 percent of the state now has adequate to surplus soil moisture
Subsoil moisture levels are rated as 71 percent adequate to
The agency’s weekly update also shows little change in wheat
crop conditions from a week ago.
The agency rated wheat statewide as 4 percent excellent, 38
percent good and 41 percent fair. About 17 percent was in poor to
very poor condition.