Thursday, August 27, 2009

Doug Barrie checks moisture content of wheat

Grain Harvest Behind Schedule in Upper Valley

Iona--A series of weekend storms soaked Bonneville county over the weekend. In some places more than an inch of rain fell in just two hours. The storms brought the the 2009 wheat harvest to a screeching halt. Barrie reports today the combines are running and they're praying for sunny, hot days until they get the crop in. Like other upper valley farmers, Barrie reports record yields in his grain fields.

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