Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
    
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Moisture Levels Remain on High Side of Things as Oklahoma Wheat Harvest Cranks Up

Fri, 30 May 2014 11:53:44 CDT

Moisture Levels Remain on High Side of Things as Oklahoma Wheat Harvest Cranks Up
On a regular basis over the next few weeks, the Oklahoma Wheat Commission will be offering coverage of the 2014 Hard Red Winter Wheat Harvest. The following is the report released on Thursday afternoon, May 29, 2014.


Harvest is just getting started in regions of Southern Oklahoma after the rains this past weekend. In most regions of Southwest Oklahoma as of this morning, moisture levels have been too high for harvest to begin, but producers are hopeful to be in the field late this afternoon.


Hollis- No grain has been taken in at this location, moisture levels on test have been reported around 16 percent. It is not anticipated that much grain will be received in this area because of the significant drought.


Chattanooga—Small amounts of grain have been received in this location. Test weights ranging from 58 to 59 pounds per bushel.


Grandfield—Small amounts of wheat have started coming in. On the loads that have been received, the moisture has been under 14 percent, test weights are ranging from 58.5 pounds to 61 pounds per bushel. The kernel size is small in some instances but the quality and color is much more favorable than what was anticipated. Yield reports are coming in at 10 to 15 bushels per acre.


Frederick—A few samples have been tested since the Memorial Day weekend showers but the moisture levels have been running around 16 percent so harvest has been on hold. Elevators in this region are hoping harvest will be in full swing either this afternoon or tomorrow afternoon. Predictions are that limited amounts of grain will be coming in because of the low yields. Elevators in this region are hopeful to receive one-tenth of the grain that would be taken in on a good year. On wheat that was harvested before the Memorial Day weekend, test weights were coming in mainly at 58 to 59 pounds per bushel.


Producers in this region hope to keep harvesting even though some areas are predicted for rain this coming weekend. Protein levels in the regions of Texas due South have been reported to be ranging from 12.5 to 13.5 percent. Some protein levels have been reported in Oklahoma on samples and are ranging in that same category or range. The Oklahoma Wheat Commission will plan to have the next harvest report published on Monday, June 2, 2014.


   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • New Southern Plains Podcast Focuses on Soil Health Classroom Curriculum   Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:10:43 CDT
  • This Weeks Ag in the Classroom--Tasty Recipes, Growing your Own Garden, and New Food Challenges  Mon, 06 Apr 2020 12:32:47 CDT
  • Impact of Recruitment and Retention of Food Animal Veterinarians on the U.S. Food Supply  Mon, 06 Apr 2020 12:16:47 CDT
  • Robert Wells, Livestock Consultant says Don’t Let Your Cows Eat the Profit  Mon, 06 Apr 2020 12:00:51 CDT
  • Syngenta Now Accepting Entries for Seventh Annual #RootedinAg Contest  Mon, 06 Apr 2020 11:55:47 CDT
  • Goals for Small Grains Breeding at Noble Research Institute  Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:48:30 CDT
  • NCBA's Alisa Harrison Explains How Their Digital Marketing Strategy is Helping Consumers During the COVID-19 Crisis  Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:11:46 CDT
  • Dr. Derrell Peel Looks at How Beef Market Impacts from COVID-19 Vary Widely  Mon, 06 Apr 2020 09:45:33 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma City Farm Show KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment AFR Insurance Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Our Road to Rural Prosperity sponsors!

    Banc First OPSRC ORWA TPAOO TPAOO

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2020 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.