Heat helps spring wheat harvest
Northern Plains News Service
Late August's heat in the upper Midwest has been hard on students in un-air-conditioned schools and dormitories. But it's been helpful to the spring wheat harvest, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
"It's perfect for ripening the wheat crop across the northern plains," said USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey.
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