Wheat Harvest Kicks in Gear
KSCB News - June 23, 2009 12:00 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas farmers are starting to get their
combines back into the field after weekend rain slowed the wheat
Kansas Wheat reported in its daily harvest report Monday night
that more than 400,000 bushels have already been taken in at the
Elkhart Cooperative Eqity Exchange. Test weights have ranged from
58 to 63 pounds per bushel.
Harvest is slow around Great Bend. The Great Bend Co-op Associal
reports only 30,000 bushels have been taken in. All of that was cut
before the weekend rains. Test weights have been hoovering at
around 60 pounds per bushel.
Harvest has not yet started in Scott City.