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Spring Wheat Tour - Day 1
Tue Jul 23, 2013 09:32 PM CDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (DTN) -- Scouts fanned out across the southern half of North Dakota and parts of northern South Dakota and western Minnesota Tuesday to take measurements and produce yield estimates for the Hard Red Spring and Durum Wheat Tour. Many were pleasantly surprised by above-average yields, low disease and insect pressure, and a fairly mature crop, given a cool, wet spring that led to many late and prevented plantings.

"There were stronger yields than I expected, especially west of Bismarck," Jim Peterson, North Dakota Wheat Commission's marketing director, told DTN. "I was expecting ...

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