Oklahoma wheat farmers harvest 100 million bushels in season
July 9, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma wheat farmers brought in about 100 million bushels of wheat this season, less than a year ago by more than what had been forecast.
The Oklahoman reports (http://bit.ly/2uWeHrT ) the state's harvest started in southwest Oklahoma in mid-May. By the Memorial Day holiday, combines were rolling across most areas of central and southern Oklahoma, before wrapping up in other parts of the state in June.
The Oklahoma Wheat Commission says the 100 million bushels harvested is a little less than what crop consultants and area agronomists estimated but more than what was...