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Golden outlook for Montana wheat harvest

 


BILLINGS (AP) — With a record-breaking wheat harvest and strong prices, Montana may have its third $1 billion wheat harvest in four years.

"I think everybody is in a fairly good mood," said Lola Raska, of the Montana Grain Growers Association. The state's largest grain group wrapped up its convention in Great Falls last week as prices shot up 60 cents a bushel over three days.

Cash prices for wheat Monday ranged up to $6.49 a bushel for ordinary winter wheat to $10.15 for high-protein spring wheat, rates no one would have predicted six months ago when the average price was less than $5...



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