Geese pop their heads up while resting in a wheat field near Tecumseh, Kan., Monday, April 13, 2015. Rains that swept through parts of arid Kansas during the weekend missed vast stretches of the parched winter wheat crops in the western part of the state. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Widespread rains boost Kansas crops

The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 70 percent of the state’s winter wheat crop has now headed.