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How will cold affect wheat, canola crops?

enidnews.com Published: April 10, 2013
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ENID -- It will be a few weeks before producers know the full damage the latest round of cold weather has on their wheat and canola crops.

But in some areas, the results could be severe, an agronomist tells the Enid News & Eagle.



Roger Don Gribble said the cold front and the ice and freezing temperatures is a concern.

Tuesday, he said temperature is a key point.

“The critical temperature for wheat is 28 degrees,” he said. “If we stay at or below that, we will have damage to wheat.”

He also said the quicker the temperature drops, the more damage it can cause.



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