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Heavy rains delay start of winter wheat harvest in Arkansas

Jun 02, 2016 at 10:27 AM CST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Heavy rains throughout northeast Arkansas have delayed the start of the winter wheat harvest and damaged other crops in the state.

State cooperative extension service officials say the weather has delayed the harvest by at least a week. Harvest typically starts at the end of May in southern Arkansas and moves north