Area wheat harvest coming to an end

BELOIT – The local and area wheat harvest is complete or near complete for the 2018 year. 

Beloit, Osborne and the Mankato elevators have reported they are 100 percent complete with wheat harvest as of Thursday morning. 

The Central Valley Ag Beloit Elevator wheat harvest is complete and have a total of 660,000 bushels that averaged 35 bushel to the acre. The wheat moisture averaged 12 percent.

Osborne elevator is finished with a total of 240,000 with an average of 25-30 bushels an acre and 11 percent moisture.

The Mankato elevator also reports they are finished with harvest after having the later start and have totaled 77,000 bushels averaging 30 bushels an acre. 

Glen Elder elevator is standing at 96 percent complete with 1.9 million bushels and 25 bushels an acre average and 11 percent moisture average. 

Randall Elevator is at 348,000 with a 30-35 bushels an acre average at 95 percent complete and a 12 percent moisture average. 

Scottsville Elevator is 98 percent complete at 300,000 bushels with 40 bushels an acre and 12 percent moisture averages. 

Asherville Elevator is 98 percent complete at 475,000 bushels and 40 bushels an acres  and a 12 percent moisture average. 

Jewell Elevator is 95 percent complete at 342,000 bushels and 20-25 bushels an acres with a 10 percent moisture average. 

Jamestown Elevator is 95 percent complete at 56,000 bushels averaging 30 bushels to the acre with an 11.5 percent average. 

The Concordia Terminal records being 95 percent complete with harvest and have received 2.7 million bushels averaging 35 bushels an acres at a 12 percent moisture  average.  

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