Washington wheat growers face low yields in record drought year

From the Spokesman-Review

Short stalks, thin rows, cracked soil and small bushels; the wheat Kevin Klein is harvesting in a field near Sprague just looks plain different this year.

At least that’s what he sees, and considering he’s a fourth generation farmer who’s been working some type of a field for basically his entire life, its not too much of a leap to say he knows what he’s talking about.

But even with all of his experience, he has to rely on the old-time farmers to understand if there’s ever been a year as bone-dry as this one. Read the rest of the article here.