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Wheat planters may be rolling soon in parts of the Southwest and many of those areas are needing a little rain
<p>Wheat planters may be rolling soon in parts of the Southwest and many of those areas are needing a little rain.</p>

Texas AgriLife Extension wheat tour scheduled May 1

Multi-county wheat tour looks at variety trials.

Folks interested in Texas wheat prospects will have an opportunity to see Big Country crop prospects and hear state-wide updates during a  multi-county tour May 1.

The tour begins at 8:30 at Taylor County variety plots—off State highway 351 on county Road 52 also called Mesquite Lane.

The tour also includes stops in Callahan County and San Angelo.

Robert Pritz, AgriLife Extension agent in Taylor County, said attendees at the first stop will hear reviews on this season’s planted varieties and an overview of the current small grain situation from Dr. Clark Neely, AgriLife Extension small grains and oilseed specialist at College Station

See more on the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Multi-County Wheat Tour.

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