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


Plains Grains Releases First Hard Red Winter Wheat Harvest Report of the 2017 Season

Thu, 18 May 2017 21:05:59 CDT

Plains Grains Releases First Hard Red Winter Wheat Harvest Report of the 2017 Season With the start of the 2017 Winter Wheat Harvest Season, Plains Grains has released their first Hard Red Winter Wheat Harvest report on Thursday evening:


"The first loads of wheat marking the official start of the 2017 HRW wheat harvest were delivered to handling facilities from central Texas northward into southwest Oklahoma over the last few days. This is a week to 10 days ahead of the normal harvest starting date for this region. However, there remain many green and/or wet wheat fields in central Texas northward so the full swing of harvest may still be several days away. Rain storms continued to move across north Texas and Oklahoma over the past few days where wheat kernel moisture is still high, again delaying wide spread harvesting in this area.

"Only a few hundred thousand bushels (a few thousand tons) had been harvested in Texas and Oklahoma to date. Early reports of yields have ranged from 20 bu/ac to 40 bu/ac (1.3 tons/ha 2.7 tons/ha) in both states with test weights ranging from 60 lb/bu to 65 lb/bu (78.9 kg/hl 85.4 kg/hl). Again, all these are very early reports and may or may not reflect the overall crop. There have been no official reports on protein at this point.

"Damage assessments continue in Kansas from the freeze, late snow event and extensive disease pressure, especially in the western part of the state. In Oklahoma, disease pressure in all parts of the state and drought (southern part of the state and far northwest after stand establishment) remain a concern in relation to final harvested acres and overall yield in the state.
An elevated rain probably continues in the forecast over the next week for Texas and Oklahoma, so harvest delays may continue in the short-term."


The report shows all twelve states that produce the HRW Class of Wheat are at zero percent harvested as of May 18. 2017. Based on the first report of the season from the Oklahoma Wheat Commission, there was harvest earlier this week in the Grandfield and Eldorado areas before the rain arrived on Tuesday and now again on Thursday.





   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • OKC West - El Reno - Close  Thu, 24 May 2018 04:51:29 CDT
  • OKC West Sees Higher Feeder Cattle Prices Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend  Thu, 24 May 2018 04:47:59 CDT
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2018  Wed, 23 May 2018 15:26:30 CDT
  • OK Cattlemen Join in Applause of Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act's Introduction  Wed, 23 May 2018 15:21:01 CDT
  • NCBA Applauds Introduction of Legislation Addressing Hours of Service Edits for Livestock Haulers  Wed, 23 May 2018 15:04:28 CDT
  • EPA Announces Assistance for Delaware Nation in Oklahoma to Support Community Revitalization  Wed, 23 May 2018 15:00:08 CDT
  • Wednesday Afternoon Market Wrap-Up with Carson Horn   Wed, 23 May 2018 13:53:47 CDT
  • FSA County Committee Nominations to Launch June 15th - Here's What You Need to Know  Wed, 23 May 2018 13:03:06 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Livestock Exchange Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Stillwater Milling American Farmers & Ranchers KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association Oklahoma City Farm Show

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    Find more about Weather in Oklahoma City, OK

       
       
    © 2008-2018 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.