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Farm relief comes, but not for hard red

A John Deere 9650 combine harvests hard red winter wheat on the T Craig Ranch north of Leedey in western Dewey County. Many Oklahoma farmers still operate machines well over 20 years old to harvest their crops. USDA chose to leave out hard red winter wheat farmers from the CFAP assistance for food producers. At the same time grocery prices for meat, eggs, and flour have increased dramatically while the price farmers receive for the commodities has dropped in value. Photo by Alex Laubach, Trail Miller Co., LLC

Farm relief comes, but not for hard red

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP, has issued over $150 million to Oklahoma’s farmers and ranchers in its first three weeks, but wheat advocates are still pushing for inclusion of hard red winter wheat into the program.

Canton gears up for July 4th Party in the Park

Canton Tiger cornhole boards will be up for grabs in this weekend’s 4th of July cornhole tournament.

Canton gears up for July 4th Party in the Park

Fresh off the festivities of the 2020 Walleye Rodeo, Canton will now be turning their attention to the Fourth of July festivities set take place this week. Not only will the Lake be putting on fireworks at sundown, courtesy of Luck Star Casino, but the Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the Party in the Park at Minnehaha Walking Trail and Park.

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