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Drought Could Mean More Wheat Planted

As Kansas farmers begin preparing their fields to plant winter wheat, the question being tossed around by the Ag experts is, how much more wheat will be planted because of the ongoing dry spell?

Industry experts are predicting a significant rise in the number of wheat acres because of the dramatic failure of spring-planted crops.

The next hurdle for all of those estimated new wheat acres, will there be enough rain in the next couple of weeks to germinate the wheat before winter sets in?

Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service is reporting topsoil moisture short across 70% of the state.

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