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Kansas Wheat Quality Good
Thu Oct 3, 2013 11:54 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The quality of Kansas wheat continues near to 10-year average levels, with just slight decreases in test weight and protein levels from last year.

National Ag Statistics and the Kansas Grain Inspection Service recently released its 2013 Wheat Quality report in September, which provides information on the quality that end users can expect from the Kansas wheat crop, according to a release by Kansas Wheat.

In test weight, the report showed the crop averaged 60.9 pounds per bushel, almost right on the 10-year average, but down slightly from last year's 61.1 pounds.

Protein content -- which is ...

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