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HRS Tour -- Final
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:18 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Scouts on the Wheat Quality Council's Hard Red Spring Wheat Tour estimated the average North Dakota wheat yield at a record 48 bushels per acre compared to 44.8 bpa last year.

That estimate includes spring, winter and durum wheat.

"I think it's going to be excellent, and we're really pleased," said Dan Wogsland, executive director of the North Dakota Grain Growers. Overall, scouts saw a wheat crop with record yield potential and little disease or pest pressure.

The biggest concern is the lateness of the crop. Scouts estimated the spring wheat crop is four to six weeks ...

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