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Annual wheat harvest 'average,' says FVC official


The 2015 wheat harvest began when the first load was delivered to the Kimball elevator July 13. The harvest lasted just short of a 30 days, according to Drew Biesecker from Frenchman Valley Cooperative.

He said the harvests brought in this year were average.

“I believe yields were about average for the year - some areas better, some were worse. The average yield is somewhere between 25 to 30 bushels per acre,” Biesecker said. “We had a very late frost early in the spring while the wheat was actively growing that really affected the bushels per acre in some areas.”

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