Liberal, KS

Now: 30 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 30 °F | Lo: 28 °F


Hi: 67 °F 

Lo: 35 °F


Hi: 78 °F 

Lo: 44 °F


Hi: 88 °F 

Lo: 43 °F


Hi: 74 °F 

Lo: 43 °F


Hi: 82 °F 

Lo: 46 °F

Lower Temps Slow Kan. Wheat Progress

KSCB News - May 27, 2010 12:00 am

Cool weather and ample rain have slowed progress in the state’s winter wheat crop.

Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service said Monday in its weekly report that 81% of the wheat has now headed. That is behind the 88% that would be average at this time in the season. About 3% has turned color.

Winter wheat condition was rated as 12% excellent, 52% good and 27% fair. About 9% was in poor to very poor condition.


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