Hybrids may propel wheat in yield race

Wheat, the dominant crop of the Great Plains, is losing the race for higher yields — and returns to the grower — to corn and soybeans. As a result, aided by USDA land-retirement programs, wheat plantings have shrunk for years. Seed companies tried to create higher-yielding hybrid wheat in the 1970s and 1980s but the… » Read More

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