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Grain cutting getting underway

DAYTON–“On a dry year, harvest starts about two weeks early, on a wet year, about two weeks late,” commented Jacob Forsman, manager of the Dayton office of Northwest Grain Growers, on the occasion of small-grains harvest barely being underway as of the fourth week of July.

“This year is a slow start,” Forsman said.

But the good news is that this will be a “big crop,” Forsman added, noting that the...