Western Oklahoma Faces Devastating Wheat Crop

By Alisa Boswell-Gore, Stillwater, Okla. – On the western side of Oklahoma, early cotton acre establishment is in question, and winter wheat outcome looks devastating, according to Gary Strickland, Jackson County director and southwest regional agronomist for Oklahoma State University Extension. With winter wheat crops being harvested as of last week, OSU Extension experts predict a nearly 50% decline in wheat yields on the western side of the state. Strickland said about half of the wheat fields in his local area have been abandoned by producers. “They have either turned cattle out on them or have abandoned them because they…

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