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Kansas HRW Wheat Estimated at 260.7 MB
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu May 1, 2014 03:05 PM CDT

KANSAS CITY (DTN) -- Scouts on the 2014 HRW wheat tour made 587 stops and calculated an average yield of 33.2 bushels per acre for the Kansas wheat crop this year. That's down from 41.1 bpa last year and the lowest estimated yield from the tour since 2001. They estimated that Kansas will produce 260,693,740 bushels of grain, also below the state's actual production of 319,000,000 bushels last year, and the tour's lowest estimated production since 1996.

This year's wheat crop is suffering through the combined effects of a four-year drought and a brutally cold winter that dipped into sub-zero ...

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