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HRS Wheat Tour Preview
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:55 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Scouts on the Wheat Quality Council's Hard Red Spring Wheat Tour expect to see a crop that's in mostly good-to-excellent condition as they traverse North Dakota this week.

"I think we're going to see a really nice crop," said Ben Handcock, executive director of the Wheat Quality Council. "If the ag statistics people are correct, it could be the best we've seen in quite a while."

North Dakota's spring wheat crop was 61% headed and 2% turning color as of the latest Crop Progress report on July 14. Eighty-two percent of the crop was rated in good-to-excellent ...

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