Farmers: Wheat strong
By Dennis Hill
Published in News on June 3, 2009 1:46 PM
Shawn Mitchell harvests a field of ripened winter wheat Monday off Arrington Bridge Road. Once the field is cleared, he plans to replant a second crop, probably soybeans. Mitchell said the wheat crop and its price per bushel are the best local farmers have seen in years. Agriculture officials said there are more than 20,000 acres of the golden grain in the county this year.
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