Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

The fields are alive with the sound of combines

 

Charlene Smith

A local Pine Bluffs farmer leads a trail of wheat shaft dust Monday afternoon as harvest in our area hits the downturn. Wyoming Wheat Marketing Commission director Keith Kennedy estimated in his last wheat harvest report that 55 percent of Wyoming’s 145,000 acres of winter wheat had been harvested. According to Kennedy, yields were between 20-32 bushels per acre with moisture at 10.5 – 12 percent and proteins from 10.5 – 14 percent.

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