23 Aug Janel: Montana Chickpeas
Great Falls, Montana – Our crew out in Montana is keeping busy cutting chickpeas and so far so good JC says. The chickpeas are easy cutting and they are making harvest progress. They are yielding in the 40s and they are dry. They also had Canada fires heavy smoke in the air for several days. Once they finish chickpeas they’ll cut barley.
The durum they cut yielded over 70 bushels per acre. The spring wheat averaged about 65 bushels per acre and the best winter wheat they cut yielded 92 bushels per acre. Montana must’ve had perfect rains and the right timing to have good crops this year.
All Aboard Wheat Harvest is sponsored by High Plains Journal and John Deere. Janel Schemper can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.