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HRW Tour Day 2: 37.1 BPA
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Thu May 2, 2013 05:19 PM CDT

WICHITA, Kan. (DTN) -- Scouts on the second day of the Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour saw fields that will be abandoned, if they haven't been already, but the crop's potential improved as scouts moved into central and south-central Kansas.

Scouts' average yield estimate for the second leg of the tour came in at 37.1 bushels per acre. The tour's day one estimate was 43.8 bpa.

"Moving south from Colby it was pretty depressing first off," said Shawn Campbell with the U.S. Wheat Associates. Drought damage was dominant and frost damage had turned some tillers to mush. "Most of our ...

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