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2018 Wheat Harvest Down in Oklahoma

Fickle weather in the state plays a part

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Estimates released Tuesday predict Oklahoma's farmers will harvest about 36% less wheat this year than they did a year ago, says News OK.

Officials attribute part of that to another reduction in the amount of acres of wheat that were planted for this year's crop. But a bigger player is the fickle weather this year.

"This year, the thing that has impacted us the worst is the drought," says Mike Schulte, executive director of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission.

Read the full article here.

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