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HRW Wheat Tour Preview
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:35 AM CDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (DTN) -- Scouts on the Wheat Quality Council's Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour can expect to find a late wheat crop struggling through drought after a brutal winter and a late April freeze.

"I expect to see some good wheat in places, but I think overall it's not nearly as good as it was a year ago," said Wheat Quality Council Executive Director Ben Handcock, who organizes the tour.

Even after one of the toughest winters on record, drought remains the most important factor in the fate of this winter wheat crop, DTN's Senior Ag Meteorologist Bryce Anderson ...

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