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Wheat whacking to start in just days in northwest Oklahoma and south-central Kansas


Combines will roll into ripe wheat fields in a few days to start the 2021 harvest in northwest Oklahoma and south-central Kansas.

It's June 8 and everyone is at the starting gate ready to hear "on your mark, get set, go!" It's not a track meet but the excitement is there for the 2021 harvest of primarily red, hard winter wheat. Huge combines in shades of green, red, yellow and silver with enough bells and whistles to provide a concert are ready to roll into a field near you.

A call Monday and Tuesday to area elevator operators in the Newsgram reading area found the following predictions.

Debbie Stoner, secretary of the Cherokee Co-op, said she's heard farmers talking that they'll test the fields possibly over the wee...

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