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Wheat harvest underway in Kentucky


Some crops in Kentucky are starting to show signs of drought stress despite the recent scattered rains.

Corn is 94% emerged, and conditions dropped to 67% good to excellent.  Soybeans are 85% planted, with 73% emerged, and 72% rated good to excellent. 

Winter wheat is 4% harvested and 47% mature with 79% of the crop rated good to excellent. 

The tobacco crop is 79% set and 76% is rated good to excellent.  

Wheat harvest underway in Kentucky