Walk Your Wheat Fields
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Nov 26, 2014 02:38 PM CST

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- As harvest wraps up, it may be tempting to hang up your scouting cap for the season and serve yourself a celebratory piece of pumpkin pie, or three.

But before you pack it all in (in every sense), consider scouting your wheat fields one last time this fall. A thorough walkthrough of young winter wheat stands can help you troubleshoot your planting system, plan for the spring, and maybe even earn that second trip to the Thanksgiving dessert buffet.

"If you don't evaluate it now, come spring, you'll get busy and then the wheat grows up ...

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