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Winter Wheat / Kansas #488207

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 10, 1976
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(Studio) Winter wheat crop is 12% below last year's yield, but there will be enough to keep prices from rising steeply and to sell abroad. Harvest expected to be 2nd largest on record.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Ulysses, Kansas) 4 in. of rain fell here in 12 mos. Farmers plowing winter wheat crop under. Wheat production off 13% in area. [Wheat Producers' Association Earl HAYES - says drought, frost and bugs hurt Kansas farmers.] Many grain elevators still have grain stored from `74-'75 crops. [Wheat Improvement Association Tom ROBERTS - says April moisture helped wheat recover from drought.] Food prices not expected to rise above 3-4%.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

Chancellor, John;
Jackson, Mike

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