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


Agricultural News

Wheat Harvest Begins as Rain Arrives in Southwest Oklahoma

Fri, 23 May 2014 20:39:14 CDT

Wheat Harvest Begins as Rain Arrives in Southwest Oklahoma The following is the first Oklahoma wheat harvest report of the 2014 harvest season, as released on Friday afternoon by Mike Schulte, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission.

Wheat Harvest in the state has begun with the first loads of grain being hauled in at Frederick, Oklahoma, yesterday evening. Cassidy Grain has taken in 5 loads of grain. Test weights have ranged from 56 to 59 pounds per bushel, with the majority of grain coming in around 58 to 59 pounds. Kernel size and color is currently looking favorable on most of the grain that has been received. Yields are ranging from 10 bushel per acre to one report of 20 bushels per acre on a four acre small plot that was summer fallow ground. Variety information has not been reported at this time, and proteins on these early samples do look favorable. It was also reported that harvesting took place yesterday on the North side of the Red River down by Grandfield, but no wheat had been hauled into that location.

This will go in the books as another earlier than anticipated harvest for Oklahoma with wheat coming in before the Memorial Day weekend, the 4th week of May. It looks like even though the wheat is ready to harvest in southern regions of the state, producers are going to be slowed because of heavy rains forecasted for this coming weekend. On the wheat planning to be harvested, producers and elevator managers do have concerns that heavy rains will no doubt hurt test weight. The Oklahoma Wheat Commission will plan to have the next harvest report published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.



WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI


Top Agricultural News

  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Friday April 3, 2020  Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:32:49 CDT
  • Friday, April 3, 2020 Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:39:59 CDT
  • Global Changes Could Impact U.S. Farmers' Spring Planting Intentions Says USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson  Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:30:08 CDT
  • Despite Global Challenges, U.S. Pork and Beef Exports on Record Pace through February  Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:07:52 CDT
  • USDA Adds Additional Flexibilities for Crop Insurance to Support America’s Farmers and Ranchers  Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:18:47 CDT
  • Coronavirus Impact Ripples Across Farm Country  Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:15:59 CDT
  • *Deadline Extended* OKFB Accepting Applications for $1,000 Scholarships  Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:39:47 CDT
  • National Sorghum Producers to Open Board Director Applications  Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:17:47 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!


    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

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

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.