Drought conditions have begun to improve throughout the state of Kansas. Some winter wheat has been abandoned and yield projections are low, but Kansas State University Extension Agricultural Economist Dan O’Brien said these rains are having an impact. “I guess wherever we do get moisture and we can salvage a wheat crop is pretty good. The operative word there for rains that have come late really is salvage.” Stands are still thin. After three years of short moisture, O’Brien said there is a lot riding on the rest of the growing season.
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