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Harvest begins – Krause hauls in first load of wheat

Harvest begins – Krause hauls in first load of wheat

Donald “Red” Krause of Okeene hauled in the first load of wheat for Okeene’s 2020 hard red winter wheat crop. Krause’s load of wheat was the Zenka variety. The load tested 13.7 percent moisture, 11.6 percent protein with a test weight of 63.39 pounds. Harvest is expected to be in full swing by next week. Check out more information about this year’s harvest in our annual harvest special issue in section B of next week’s The Okeene Record.

USDA Delivers Relief to America’s Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced details of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what folks are saying about USDA’s efforts to assist farmers and families during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

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