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Wheat Harvest 2018 will go down as one of the worst in this area and beyond


A parching drought, late freeze – you name it – the 2018 hard red winter wheat had too many obstacles. The wheat crops that were not destroyed, grazed, baled or released and were cut produced yields way below average.

“It's the worst crop I've ever seen since coming here that I can remember,” custom harvester Scott Brown said. From Devil's Lake, North Dakota, Brown said it was in 1987 when he was in college that he started coming here on harvest with a crew.

Then in 1998, Brown started bringing his own crew on harvest and has cut wheat in the Burlington area for years. Mentioning...

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