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Rain leads to optimism as wheat planting begins


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BY NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Area producers are gearing up for the next year of wheat production, as the yields for the summer harvest
have been gathered and the new crop is heading into the ground.

"We’re planting wheat right now fast and furious. The rain has these guys pretty hopeful,” Dallam-Hartley County Extension agent Mike Bragg said. Harvest for this year’s wheat crop varied, depending on irrigation levels and location.

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