Area wheat harvest completion varies

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BELOIT – As rain put a stop to wheat harvest in some areas around Mitchell county, other areas are up and running, working on completing this years crop harvest.

As of late Tuesday afternoon, Central Valley Ag of Beloit Elevator is 70 percent complete with wheat harvest and have taken in a total of 620,000 bushels. Wheat averages around 36 bushels an acre with a 12.8 percent average on moisture. 

The Glen Elder Elevator have totaled 1.2 million bushels of wheat and are around 60 percent complete. Wheat is averaging around 35-40 bushels an acre with a 12 percent moisture average. 

Asherville Elevator is 65 percent complete with wheat harvest and have taken in 260,000 bushels at a 59 percent average an acre and a 12.5 percent moisture average. 

Scottsville Elevator is also 65 percent complete with their wheat harvest at an average of 45 bushels an acre. Moisture content is at a 12.5 percent average. They have taken in 185,000 bushels of wheat. 

Going into Jewell County, the Randall Elevator is at 40 percent complete on their harvest and have taken in 108,000 bushels of wheat with an average of 25 bushels an acre and a 12.5 percent moisture average. The Jewell Elevator have totaled 140,000 bushels of wheat. 

The Mankato Elevator have taken in 15,000 bushels of wheat, being only 10 percent complete on harvest at an average of 7-9 bushels an acre and a 15 percent average on moisture. 

Going into Cloud County, Jamestown is only 10 percent complete as well with 25,000 bushels of wheat being stored. Wheat is averaging 25-30 bushels an acre with a 12.7 percent average on moisture. 

The Concordia Terminal have totaled 1.5 million bushels of wheat and are 60 percent complete into harvest with a 30 bushel an acre average and around 12 percent average on moisture. 

Heading west, the Osborne Elevator have totaled 80,000 bushels of wheat at 25-30 bushels an acre. Moisture content is averaging 10 percent and wheat harvest is 20 percent complete. 

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