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HRW Wheat Tour Preview
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Mon Apr 29, 2013 06:09 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Scouts on this year's Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour will be among the first to quantify the damage several late-spring freezes had on the Kansas wheat crop, tour leaders said.

Some of the freeze damage will just be beginning to show in Rice, Barton and Ellsworth counties where temperatures dipped into the mid-to-low 20s on April 23 and 24, Kansas State University extension agronomist Jim Shroyer told DTN. Unlike earlier freezes, the wheat in this area had jointed, increasing the likelihood of tiller loss and, thus, lower yields.

Kansas has suffered from an abnormally chilly April that ...

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