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Crop Prospects

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The. Statisticai uorps 01 wie jfepuroment of Agriculturo repqrt upon the condition of wheat in 868 oounties of the Western wheat región. In 218 the returns are comparatively unfavorablc. In G50 a condition varying from average to superior thrift is indicated. In the Atlantic States, north of North Carolina, and in those of the OMo valley, fchöre has been fir less injury from the than usual. Of 320 counties, only 45 report below the average, and six-sevenths of the reports from the Middle States are favorable. In Missouri mfavorable roturns are from 15 of the 66 eovtnties reported. In Kansas, from 17 of the 38 couuties, grasshoppcr ravages are reported. In 22 counties of Eastern Kansas, from Nebraska to the Indian Tcrritory, as far v'ost as Saline county, the wheat-growing district is alive with grasshoppers, which threaten the destruction of erops in several counties. More than 20 countios report hatching of spring broods. There is au inciense of area of wheat in Texas, and tlie prospects are favorable, with the exeeption of grnsshopper ravages. In other cotton States the dry autumn and variable winter have depressed the condition of wheat below the average.


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