300 Days Without Rain: How the Kansas wheat crop is managing

Drought is taking a toll on the wheat crop in southwest Kansas which has gone nearly 300 days without a full inch of precipitation. There are several counties in the area where very little wheat will likely make it to harvest.

Farmer and ag loan and trust officer with Kearny County Bank, John Jenkinson, spoke with RFD-TV’s own Janet Adkison for an update on conditions, how farmers are adjusting and how livestock are faring during this time.

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