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September 28, 2017

Ten Years Ago

October 4, 2007

Wheat producers and the grain industry saw another historic wheat price set Monday when soft white wheat closed at $10.02. As of press deadline Tuesday afternoon, wheat had closed at $9.87. “It still hasn’t rained in Australia,” said J.E. McCaw, local manager of the Northwest Grain Growers Waitsburg branch. “There is continued world-wide demand for wheat.”

After sustaining a $250 loss during the 2006 Salmon Barbecue, the Waitsburg Commercial Club redoubled its marketing efforts and planning, and netted nearly $9,000 in profits with the 2007 event. The...

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