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Spring Wheat Tour - Day 2
Wed Jul 24, 2013 02:33 PM CDT

TURTLE LAKE, N.D. (DTN) -- Early morning reports from central North Dakota wheat fields boasted above-average yields, but as scouts moved farther north on the second day of the Hard Red Spring and Durum Wheat Tour, delayed planting and empty acres were surfacing by noon.

Farther south, things looked better. Tour organizer Ben Handcock's car was pulling in good yields, averaging 47.9 bushels per acre after seven stops by noon. Scouts in that car had roamed through fields in McHenry, Ward and Burleigh counties, where average hard red spring wheat yields range from 35 ...

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