According to USDA meteorologist Mark Brusberg, conditions have improved in crop areas in
"There has been a bit of a turnaround in the weather over the last three or four days," Brusberg says. "Some areas locally more than two inches have fallen in some of the drought-stricken winter grain areas of central
Brusberg says these rains may help stabilize some of the winter wheat and if it continues will be very beneficial to the upcoming planting of summer crops.
Last year in
"Things are a lot more encouraging than they were this time last year in