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Wheat Harvest Appears To Be In Good Shape

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A late wheat harvest this summer still proved encouraging for area farmers. With a yield average reported at 47-48 bushel per acre, some fields topped 80 bushels. Many spent the Independence Day weekend bringing in the crop, which proved to be of good quality, dry, and with good test weights. Those remaining fields north in southeast Nebraska were tackled this ... Read More »

Wheat Harvest Update

Clay County farmers have just started harvesting in earnest, according to Jim Spector, manager at Farmway Coop in Clay Center. Yields range from 40 to 60 bushels per acre for the most part; test weights average 60 to 61 pounds per bushel and protein ranges from 10 to 11. Spector says farmers expect an above average harvest, and the elevator ... Read More »

Kansas Wheat Says Wheat Good for Milling

Kansas Wheat late last week reported the Kansas wheat harvest has exceeded most expectations for the quality preferred by millers. Kansas Wheat collected the data from reports put out by Kansas State University’s Grain Science and Industry program The reports show farmers in the southern counties exceeded the milling industry’s 2-main quality benchmarks, test weights of 60 pounds per bushel ... Read More »