Whether or not U.S. winter wheat will come out like this come spring is not certain as weather threatens the dormancy.  |  Mike Raine photo

Critical time for U.S. wheat as drought threatens

Farmers in Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Texas are hoping for relief this week from persistent drought conditions that threaten yields in many of the United States’ most productive winter wheat growing areas. Sources at the U.S. Department of Agriculture say lack of rainfall since late October along with extremely low topsoil moisture conditions are heightening […] Read more