Gettysburg, South Dakota farmer Tregg Cronin says winter wheat harvest is only beginning. “South of us, closer to Onida and Pierre, they’ve been running one week to 10 days. We keep running into green wheat, but usually that’s a good sign. That usually means there’s a good crop coming and what little we’ve combined so far looks good. Most of the protein is at 13 to 14 percent. There will be a lot of 60 to 70 bushel-per-acre wheat.” Cronin says as long as the wheat matures at its current pace, winter wheat harvest will last another 10 days. Spring wheat harvest should start the second week of August.
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