I was driving across Kansas last week and took note of what I at first thought was the changing color of wheat of in Stafford and Barton County.
A closer look, however, revealed that the wheat isn’t really ripening in that area. It is freeze-damaged.
The first clue was that the color is not so much gold as white. And there’s an awful lot of green heads in those fields.
In south central Kansas, around Wichita and points south, there is a distinct, uniform gold…