Maple River Grain and Agronomy grain manager Alex Richard says farmers are off to a good start with the spring wheat harvest in the Casselton, North Dakota area. “We’re going to get into the bulk of it, especially with the heat pushing things along a little bit. We’re hearing a lot of 60-to-70 bushels (per-acre) in the area. It is definitely down from the last couple of years yield-wise, but protein seems to be hanging in there.” Richard expects a pretty fast wheat harvest. “There aren’t many wheat acres around here, but I think they’re going to come off pretty fast.”
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