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#WHEAT HEADING EARLIER THAN NORMAL

Wheat growers, who were in the middle of planting corn and soybeans, are scrambling to apply fungicide on the cereal crop. A combination of early wheat heading and the chance of heavy rains increased the disease threat for fields entering the pollination phase. “The better-quality wheat could be pollinating the next four to five days,” said Madison County farmer Kyle Brase. “We need to get it (fungicide) on.” (FarmWeekNow.com)

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