A government report shows that the Kansas wheat crop is mostly weathering the winter well so far



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WICHITA, Kansas — A government report shows that the Kansas wheat crop is mostly weathering the winter well so far.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 55 of the crop is in good to excellent shape, with 37 percent in fair condition. About 8 percent is in poor to very poor condition.

The agency noted that all of Kansas received some precipitation in January, with the heaviest amounts in the central portion of the state.

Topsoil moisture was adequate to surplus across 81 percent of the state.

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