Most of Kansas is eligible for drought aid from USDA

In recent hearings on the 2023 farm bill, lawmakers in the U.S. House have discussed expanding crop insurance and trying to address the mounting challenges from drought, severe weather and climate change to the legislation. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)


Oklahoma isn’t the only state suffering under a growing drought.

So is Kansas where nearly all of the state along with about half of Missouri are in bad enough shape that a federal program was activated to help ranchers.

Eighty-five of the 105 counties in Kansas are eligible for assistance reported the Kansas Reflector.

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