NEWS
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 ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
Todd's Take
Wheat: A Little Hope for 2016
Algeria Buys High-Quality Wheat
Todd's Take
Walk Your Wheat Fields
Arctic Blast Worries Wheat Growers
Monsanto Settles in GE Wheat Case
Crop Tech Corner