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Fields of grain are turning golden around Fergus Falls on Tuesday as harvest time approaches. (Dave Wallis /The Forum)

Wheat harvest arrives

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FARGO -- Scott Lee likes what he's seeing in his wheat harvest this year.

"The yields overall are pretty good, and the quality is very good," said the Benson, Minn., farmer.


Lee was one of the first farmers in the region to begin harvesting what's expected to be a solid wheat crop.

But the harvest is late, due mainly to the wet spring that delayed planting.

"There's just not much combining yet," said Mike Rose, Ward County extension agent in Minot, N.D.

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