75 Years Ago

Wheat Harvest Poor


Herald of July 29, 1948

Cove farmers this week were harvesting a “poor” crop of wheat, but there were prospects for an “exceptionally good” harvest of tomatoes and a “good looking” corn crop. Weight per measured bushel of wheat was as low as 45 pounds, when it should be at 60 pounds. Last year’s wheat harvest was a bumper crop.

The relocated and improved section of highway located between Williamsburg and Ganister will be treated with a black top, the work to be started within a few days, according to the State Highway Department.

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