Wheat Harvest Late, Mixed
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jun 25, 2015 01:49 PM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- If ever Plains wheat farmers needed a crystal ball, it was the spring of 2015. A stream of less-than-promising weather conditions has been working on this crop, with just 8% of the Kansas wheat crop harvested as of June 22. That's well behind the 5-year average of 33% harvested, according to the USDA's weekly Crop Progress report. After record rainfall, Oklahoma's harvest pace of 58% complete was also lagging behind the state's 73% average.

A recent spate of dry, warm weather has allowed fields to dry out and mature at a good pace. Kansas State University ...

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