Kansas Wheat Vice President of Research and Operations Aaron Harries says it’s too dry. “A lot of places in Kansas haven’t had measurable rainfall in months. It doesn’t look like there’s much in the short-term forecast. The problem is there’s strong winds shifting from the south one day to the north another day and we’ve had some dust storms in western Kansas. It’s a little taste of the 1930s coming back.” Harries says the wheat that’s up is getting sandblasted by the dust storms. “It’s windy enough it could blow the plant out of the ground.”
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