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Wheat harvest in the Newsgram readers area 'good' overall


Only one thing is certain when it comes to farming – it's a huge gamble.

For the most part, area wheat producers came out winners in this year's game of chance, known as harvest, that is mainly dictated by Mother Nature.

When contacted by the Newsgram, area elevator operators shared an overview of the 2017 wheat crop in their area.

Cherokee Area Crop

Shane Parker who manages the Cherokee Co-op said Monday, “It was a good harvest this year. We're just about done.”

Parker said the Cherokee elevators took in 1.5 million bushels last year. He said the intake is closer to 1.4 million bus...

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