Farmers provide from-the-field reports
Wheat conditions vary greatly across the country. In the areas that finally received some precipitation, the crop is healthy. For those whose fields are still bone-dry, crop potential looks bleak, according to reports on AgWeb.com’s Virtual Wheat Tour.
A Lawrence County, Ark., farmer says the little bit of wheat that is planted in his area looks OK but needs moisture.
A late-winter rain in McLennan County, Texas, was the shot-in-the-arm the crop needed to emerge.
What about your area? To view more updates and submit your own crop comments, visit www.VirtualWheatTour.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- Early Spring 2013