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Winter wheat harvest off to strong start thanks to heat

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After an extremely wet spring and early summer, this week's torrid temperatures were just what the doctor ordered for the beginning of the 2011 winter wheat harvest.


The Department of Agriculture estimates the state's winter wheat crop will be about 76 million bushels, or 19 percent larger than last year's crop.

Heat and wheat harvest are synonymous.

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