The combines are rolling in the winter wheat along and north of I-90. Custom harvesters are reporting exceptional wheat yields, good test weights and protein. “We expect that the harvest will continue to march up the Missouri River,” says Reid Christopherson, executive director, South Dakota Wheat Commission. “Many producers are reporting yields at 80 bushels per acre and as we get west of the Missouri River, we anticipate that to drop off due to the drought conditions.”
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