Day 1 of the Wheat Quality Council's Hard Winter Wheat tour concluded Tuesday, May 17, with a total weighted average yield estimate of 39.5 bushels per acre (bpa). Last year, the average yield estimate was 59.2 bpa. Field sampling occurred in northwest and north-central Kansas and several counties in southern Nebraska.
Watch www.dtnpf.com for future stories, videos and updates from the tour. Also, follow Progressive Farmer Crops Editor Matthew Wilde on Twitter @progressivwilde for observations and photos of the wheat crop.
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