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HRW Wheat Tour Day 2: 30.8 BPA
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Apr 30, 2014 07:59 PM CDT

WICHITA, Kan. (DTN) -- Yield potential deteriorated as the HRW wheat tour moved through southwestern and southern Kansas and northern Oklahoma on Wednesday, the tour's second day.

Scouts stopped at 271 fields and produced an average yield of 30.8 bushels per acre, below last year's average yield of 37.1 bpa for the second day of the tour. Yesterday, the tour moved through central and north-central Kansas and produced an average yield of 34.7 bpa, the lowest yield average for that route since 2001.

Mark Hodges, executive director of Plains Grains, estimated extreme drought will limit Oklahoma's total wheat production to ...

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