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Spring blizzard worries many wheat farmers in western Kansas


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A recent late-spring blizzard could prove to be disastrous for farmers in far western Kansas.

Some western Kansas farmers are reporting that much of their wheat was damaged or killed by the weight of wet snow over the weekend, the Wichita Eagle ( ) reported.

A more exact answer will come as dozens of agricultural analysts and industry experts examine hundreds of fields in central and western Kansas. They'll issue a forecast on the state's wheat condition and yield Thursday. No more snow is in the near forecast for western Kansas.

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