Too early to determine wheat losses from snow

Too early to determine wheat losses from snow
winter wheat

While the overall quality of the wheat crop in Kansas last week appeared to be in good condition due to sufficient moisture, it was too early to assess the extent of damage that heavy snows had caused, scouts on the Wheat Quality Council tour found.

"This is an above-average crop, for sure. The soil moisture profile is as good as it can possibly be. The unknown is the damage to the crop in the west," Dave Green, executive vice president of the Wheat Quality Council, told Reuters.

Scouts were unable to assess how late-season snow in the western part of the state would...

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