2 wheat crops offering different harvest prospects
A number of factors have lined up to produce an outstanding wheat crop.
It may not be a record-setting crop, but yields could still be extremely good, especially when coupled with the lack of insect and disease issues.
Wheat streak mosaic (WSM), which devastated the area’s crop two years ago, and was still a significant problem last year, has been almost non-existent this year, according to Kansas State University Extension researchers and area producers.
During the KSU wheat plot tour in Lane County on Tuesday evening, the absence of WSM was noteworthy.
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