Winter wheat harvest takes off
Farmers across southwest North Dakota are starting up their combines and heading to the fields. The much anticipated winter wheat crop is ready for harvest.
"Out here wheat is king," Stark County Extension Agent Kurt Froelich said.
North Dakota ranks second among states in total wheat production, according to the North Dakota Wheat Commission.
About 70 percent of the wheat planted in the United States is winter wheat, according to the Iowa State University website.
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