06/19/08 — Windfall in wheat

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Windfall in wheat

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on June 19, 2008 1:50 PM

Wheat Picking

News-Argus/Dennis Hill

David Lee guides a wheat picker through a field tended by Randy Gray across from Saulston United Methodist Church on Thursday. Wayne County farmers planted more wheat than usual this year because of high prices, and the bet has paid off, with a bumper crop of the golden grain harvested over the last few weeks. Most will immediately plant soybeans over the top of the stalks to make a second crop in a single season.