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Record wheat price near $12/ bushel, but low yields expected for harvest

30 to 50 percent of wheat acres already released in Alva area


“We were one rain away from a really, really good crop,” Dacoma Co-op Manager Jake Kelln said of the needed raindrops in April that never fell in that area south of Alva. On Tuesday morning Kelln told the Newsgram, “Since last night it's rained three inches and still coming down.” Too late for the 2022 wheat harvest, but welcome for summer planing of alternative crops.

“We've had three good harvests in a row. Unfortunately, a bad one has to come along,” said Miles Peterson, operations and elevator manager at the Farmer's Cooperative in Alva. Their general manager Charlotte Murro...

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