HRW Wheat Tour Day 1: 34.3 BPA
Tue May 5, 2015 09:53 PM CDT

COLBY, Kan. (DTN) -- Crop scouts on the 2015 Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour reported that fields of stunted, stressed wheat were the norm Tuesday as they made their way west from Manhattan toward Colby, Kansas.

In many instances, the crop appearance and yield estimates mirrored what scouts found last year, according to tour organizer Ben Handcock, executive director of the Wheat Quality Council.

"These fields should be lush and green and canopied by now. Instead, the wheat's extremely short and you can see between the rows," he complained.

Day-one results confirmed Handcock's ...

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