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Wheat / Kansas Farmers #245823

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 09, 1976
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(Studio) Wheat crop to be plentiful despite drought in Kansas, OK, Colorado, Texas and NM which caused a 48 million bu. reduction.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Meade Cnty., Kansas) Agriculture Department determines extent of wheat loss. 10,000 Kansas farmers apply for disaster payments. [Wheat farmer Duane RIEGEL - says rain won't help wheat now.] Riegel to lose $100,000 this year He's planting corn to make up some of loss. [Cnty. agent Gene HARRIS - says Mead Cnty. won't be producing much wheat.] [Agriculture Secretary Earl BUTZ - expects wheat crop of 2 billion bu. To only use 700 million bu. domestically.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Cronkite, Walter;
Kelley, Chris

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