It’s an important time for the hard red winter wheat crop in the Southern Plains. Kansas Wheat CEO Justin Gilpin says there still hasn’t been any major drought relief for the crop, especially in western Kansas. “It would have been fantastic if North Dakota would have shared some of that mid-April snow, but we did get rain and storms in the central and eastern parts of Kansas and Oklahoma. There are good stands of wheat, but it’s further west where the crop starts to deteriorate.”
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