NEWS
HRW Wheat Tour -- Day 2
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:44 AM CDT

MEADE, Kan. (DTN) -- The effects of drought damage on the hard red winter wheat crop have become increasingly more certain as scouts move through southern and southwestern Kansas and the northern counties of Oklahoma on the second day of the HRW wheat tour.

Scouts are reporting yields well below last year's route averages and most agree drought has far outweighed winterkill and freeze damage in wheat's yield losses this spring.

A car moving through the west-central Kansas counties of Lane, Ness and Rush reported a car average of 33.5 bushels per acre after seven stops, below that route's average ...

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