FNS Photo by Eric Hylden
John Capp, a farmer from Lankin, unloads wheat at the Fordville Co-op Elevator on Tuesday. Capp and other farmers are hauling in last year’s wheat to make room for the new crop.
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FORDVILLE — Crews at Fordville Cooperative Marketing Association’s elevator loaded a 100-car unit train Sunday.
For the next three days, a constant convoy of farm trucks large and small rolled through town, most of them delivering spring wheat from last year’s harvest that has been stored on farms.
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