Much of the region’s wheat crop faced an uphill struggle after the late, wet spring. By most accounts, though, the crop on balance has rallied nicely in July.
I went along today on part of the Wheat Quality Council’s annual inspection tour of area wheat fields. I saw some really nice-looking wheat. I also saw some wheat that isn’t nearly as advanced as it should be. Bottom line: There’s reason for optimism, but the weather needs to keep cooperating.
You can read the story online at www.agweek.com or in the July 29 print version of Agweek.