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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Harvest underway here

Yields typically average to below-average


Last updated 8/10/2023 at 9:10am

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A HighLine Grain Growers gets a weight count on a load of grain Wednesday, Aug. 9. Farmers around Lincoln County are either finishing up or just beginning harvest, depending on geography and rain totals.

DAVENPORT - For some Lincoln County wheat farmers, harvest is just getting started. For others further south, it's nearing completion...if completion hasn't been reached already.

And this year's yield tends to vary between average to below-average, according to experts at HighLine Grain Growers.

"In our southern footprint, which is the Odessa area, yields were down from historical averages, but not too much," HighLine grain marketer Taylor Warwick said. "And protein levels tended to be higher."

Yields are tending to be closer to average or even above average for farmers closer to U.S. Hi...

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