HUSBANDRY: 25c Wheat

25¢ Wheat

Kansas farmers, in the midst of harvesting a record-breaking crop of 200,000,000 bu. of wheat last week, were getting 25¢ per bu. cash for their product. On the Chicago Board of Trade July futures dipped to 50¼¢, the lowest figure since the exchange first opened in April 1848.* Around Hutchinson, Kans. the country was dotted with great mounds of wheat—10,000 bu. to the pile—which had been dumped out of doors for lack of elevator space. At Bucklin, one Forrest Kennett got his name in the papers by scorning a 27¢...

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