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Winter Wheat / Drought #244677

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 06, 1976
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(Studio) Large part of Midwest winter wheat crop in danger in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Garden City, Kansas) Wheat fields driest in 20 years Strong winds erode some wheat. 9% lost. [Wheat farmer George MEEKER - says miracle needed to save 1/2 crop.] [Chairperson, county wheat growers association, Hubert BEIHN - says will be financial trouble for whole town if crop fails.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

(Boulder, Colorado) [Research meteorologist, Roger OLSON - says possible drought coming in summer.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

(Garden City, Kansas) Results of possible wheat shortage cited.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Cronkite, Walter;
Kelley, Chris

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