Drought & Dust Threaten Kansas Wheat

Again, there's always a special place in our heart for farm news and this report speaks to the reality of current weather conditions.

Check the concerning news when we think about local farming in the long term . . . As the Ogallala Aquifer disappears . . .

The drought threatens Kansas, the top winter wheat growing state . . . In two ways: discouraging farmers who have not yet planted from trying, while threatening crops already in the ground from developing properly.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

U.S. winter wheat farmers plant into dust as Plains drought persists

CHICAGO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - With planting roughly halfway complete, the 2023 U.S. hard red winter wheat crop is already being hobbled by drought in the heart of the southern Plains, wheat experts said. Planting plans may be scaled back in the U.S.