Elevator operators wish the rains had come sooner, still anticipate average wheat harvest

The price of wheat closed at $6.47 Tuesday, June 4. The wheat itself is ready to cut for the most part in the Newsgram reading area of northwest Oklahoma and south-central Kansas. The custom cutter crews are ready. It's time for harvest to start and, of course, most are still waiting on rain delays.

Kelln Comments on Dacoma Area

Dacoma Co-op Manager Jake Kelln said that before the rain began falling they had five farmers started with the wheat-cutting harvest. He said the quality and test weights were good and it was a clean crop. The first field cut yielded 38 bushels per acre.

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