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Durum, winter wheat acres down in North Dakota

June 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota farmers have planted significantly fewer acres of Durum and winter wheat. Continue Reading

ND winter wheat to be down 56 percent from 2012

May 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota’s winter wheat crop is forecast at 17.7 million bushels, down 56 percent from last year’s record crop. Continue Reading

Winter wheat worries increase as drought persists

December 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Lee Qualm, a farmer near Platte, has never seen the soil so dry. The fourth-generation farmer has been farming since 1976 and said his father doesn’t even recall the soil being this dry. Continue Reading

Winter wheat forecast for SD changes little

June 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The government’s estimate of winter wheat production in South Dakota has changed little over the month. Continue Reading

USDA: ND winter wheat crop bigger than projected

June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The U.S. Department of Agriculture says North Dakota’s record winter wheat crop will be even bigger than initially projected. Continue Reading

USDA: ND’s winter wheat will be bigger record than earlier thought

June 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The USDA’s agricultural statistics office in Fargo said the crop planted in September will reap 35.3 million bushels next month, up 2 percent from its May forecast and 154 percent above 2011 production. That’s a record by far; the previous record production was 26.2 million bushels in 2009. Continue Reading

SD winter wheat crop expected to be 14% smaller

May 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota’s winter wheat crop is expected to be 14 percent smaller than last year’s. Continue Reading

ND farmers to harvest record winter wheat crop this year

May 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota farmers look to harvest a record amount of winter wheat from a record number of acres this summer, due largely to the late, wet spring last year that made the September-planted crop a better-than-normal option. Continue Reading

Upper Midwest winter wheat lacks ground cover but still ok, according to USDA

February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In the most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture reports, released at the end of January, snow cover for the winter wheat crop was rated as 80 percent poor in North Dakota, 87 percent poor in South Dakota and 87 percent poor or very poor in Montana. No such estimates were made for Minnesota, which has a negligible 50,000 acres of seeded winter wheat. Continue Reading

Weather’s affect on winter wheat: Unseasonably warm conditions could change output

February 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Temperatures have been both pleasantly warm and frigidly cold recently, and area farmers are curious as to what affect recent weather will have on their winter wheat this year.
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