On May 1, under lovely skies and a refreshing breeze, Jim Quinton and other volunteers picked up yardsticks and began a tour through Arkansas wheat fields.
Quinton – currently residing in Mexico, Missouri -- and colleagues counted tillers and looked for disease in an effort to compile a simple “state of the crop” report.
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