Wheat Tour: Two Decades of Measuring Yield Potential, Disease, Freeze Damage – DTN Apr 26, 2019

🕔Apr 26, 2019It’s become one of surest signs that spring is underway — for three days, dozens of people crouch in Kansas wheat fields, in rain or shine, with a ruler and […]

Spring Wheat Tour Kicks Off in North Dakota – Day 1 – DTN Jul 26, 2018

🕔Jul 26, 2018The Wheat Quality Council’s Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour kicked off Tuesday with scouts fanning out across the southern half of North Dakota, southwestern Minnesota and northeast and north-central […]

Wheat Tour Scouts Expect Sharply Lower 2018/19 Production May 3, 2018

🕔May 3, 2018This week I joined the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) Hard Red Wheat (HRW) Tour for an early survey of the new crop. Each year, participants gather in Manhattan, Kan., […]

Wheat Harvest: Midwest, Plains Drought Harms Yield and Quality – DTN Aug 22, 2017

🕔Aug 22, 2017As the U.S. spring wheat harvest nears the halfway point, producers from around the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains are reporting a wide range of yields, protein levels and grain […]

Wheat: North Dakota Drought Increases Abandoned Fields, Low Yields – DTN Jul 28, 2017

🕔Jul 28, 2017The effects of North Dakota’s extreme drought conditions remained visible as the Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour ventured through central, north-central and northwest regions of the state Wednesday. Crop […]

Wheat Tour: No Rain, No Yield – DTN Jul 26, 2017

🕔Jul 26, 2017When crop scouts hit the road next week for the Wheat Quality Council’s annual Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour, they’ll take plenty of water, said tour organizer and council […]

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