Spring Wheat Tour - Day 1
Tue Jul 23, 2013 04:04 PM CDT

BOWDLE, S.D. (DTN) -- Scouts on the Hard Red Spring and Durum Wheat Tour fanned out Tuesday morning across northern South Dakota and central and southern North Dakota. By noon, scouts were reporting average to above-average yields.

Scouts from cars pushing through central North Dakota, from Traill County through Foster County, reported yields in the upper 40s for the morning. The five-year average in those counties ranges from 46 bpa (Foster and Griggs) to 54 bpa (Traill). Some fields showed significant insect pressure from aphids and grasshoppers.

Scouts moving through southern North Dakota counties ...

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