Report gives Kansas winter wheat mostly upbeat assessment

March 25, 2019 - 6:55 pm

The government's latest snapshot gave a mostly upbeat assessment of the winter wheat crop in Kansas amid plentiful soil moisture supplies.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 7% of the state's wheat is in excellent condition, with another 45% listed in good shape. It also rated 37% of the crop as fair, 8% as poor and 3% as very poor.

The agency said just 1% of the state had short topsoil moisture supplies.

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