Report: Kansas wheat in good shape amid plentiful moisture

March 11, 2019 - 7:17 pm

The government has given the Kansas winter wheat crop a mostly upbeat report card amid plentiful soil moisture supplies.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 8% of the state's wheat crop is in excellent condition and 32% is rated as good. It said 40% of the crop is in fair shape, while 9% is in poor to very poor condition.

The agency also reported that 99% of the state had adequate to surplus topsoil and subsoil moisture.

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