Wheat harvest shows low-yield, so far
Officials say weather had big impact
Last updated 8/1/2023 at 10:20am
RITZVILLE - Local agriculture officials say this year's wheat harvest has been lacking due in part to unusual weather early in the growing season..
Ritzville Warehouse Co. – which pairs with Odessa Trading Co. – officials gave a negative report on the harvest this year, remarking that it was a low-yield year with high protein.
Although the final cutting of this year's harvest are not complete, company officials were less-than-positive about harvest results.
A strange freeze in the spring, rain the early summer months and near-drought conditions now are the most likely suspects for the...