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 ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
Arctic Blast Worries Wheat Growers
Monsanto Settles in GE Wheat Case
Crop Tech Corner
Lack of Rain Threatens Russian Wheat
Advocating for Biotech Wheat
Under the Agridome: Phil Shaw
Under the Agridome: Phil Shaw
Todd's Take
Letters to the Editor
Russia Wheat Exports Grow