Wheat

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  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 45 years of farming, Boone County farmer Robert Brown has never seen anything like the flood of troubles Missouri faces this season.
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  • Friday, August 7, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Fungus-infected wheat not bought by grain elevators at harvest may have use as seed for cover crop to protect soil over winter.
  • Friday, July 31, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – At the end of July, Missouri fell a few raindrops shy of having the wettest May to July on record. Before the final tally of the average, the rain totaled 22.41 inches. The wet record was only 0.14 inch more at 22.55 in 1981.
  • Thursday, July 30, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Despite heavy rainfall and widespread reports of disease, wheat yields were good at most test sites in the University of Missouri Variety Testing Program.
  • Monday, July 27, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – This year’s record-breaking rain and continued wet weather has led to serious problems in wheat fields.
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