06/27/08 — Burning fields

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Burning fields

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on June 27, 2008 1:47 PM

Wheat Field Fire

News-Argus/Steve Herring

A tractor driver plows a fire break around a burning wheat field on U.S. 117 Alternate, just north of Mount Olive. The fires, which are part of the normal agricultural cycle, have caused some concern among suburban residents who are not familiar with the practice.

For more information see Smoke no cause for alarm.