Recent rains allow some Oklahoma wheat farmers to start planting - Article Photos 1/3

David Harman, of El Reno, stands Wednesday in one of the Canadian County fields where he planted wheat. He said recent rains allowed him to do so. The U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows 99.71 percent of Oklahoma remains in severe to exceptional drought. However, the percentage in the worst category has fallen significantly. Story, Page 11A. Photo by Jim Beckel, THE OKLAHOMAN