Assessing Freeze Injury to Wheat

Growers across the state are concerned about abnormally low temperatures that occurred several times over the past week.  With low temperatures in the early hours of May 21 and 22 along with winter wheat close to the normal growth stage at the present time, it has been subjected to a number of stressors this growing season. Dry planting conditions and continued drought have reduced crop tillering and vegetative growth, and scattered hail has occurred in a handful of wheat-growing regions. Continue reading the Crop Watch article