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Final wheat tallies put Sedgwick County haul at 8.9 million bushels

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at 11:27 a.m.

This year’s wheat harvest in Sedgwick County was the best since 1999, according to just released numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Sedgwick County farmers harvested 8.9 million bushels, slightly better than the 8.8 million bushels harvested in 2012. It was the most wheat harvested since 9.6 million bushels were harvested in 1999, according to USDA data.

Sumner County again was the highest producing wheat county in Kansas, with 18.5 million bushels of wheat.

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