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Spring Wheat Tour Preview
Mon Jul 22, 2013 06:40 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Scouts on the 2013 Hard Red Spring Wheat and Durum Tour can expect to see plenty of unplanted acres in North Dakota, but overall they'll see a good-quality spring wheat crop that's catching up quickly after a wet spring and late planting.

"They had a really wet spring, and some of it didn't get planted -- that's the biggest issue we've got," tour organizer Ben Handcock told DTN.

USDA estimates that 4.4 million acres in North Dakota have been left unplanted, shy of the 5.6 million prevented planting acres in 2011. ...

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