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Spring heat worse than early fall freeze for wheat

andy lambertMay 14, 2015

Kansas State University researchers say spring heat is a bigger danger to winter wheat than an early freeze in the fall.  They say in a just-published study that a one-degree increase in heat in the spring decreased yields by seven percent. It’s based on data taken from 11 locations over a nearly 30-year period.

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