Combining in Culver


Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - A combine harvests grass seed in a field owned by Macy Farms in Culver.Crews were combining grass seed last week at a field owned by Macy Farms on C Street, just west of Culver.

Britt Spaulding, manager of Helena Chemical Co., in Culver, said the harvest was a little above average, estimating they had received a couple million pounds of grass seed so far.

Helena also processes grain and forage, garbanzo beans, carrot seed, onion seed, dry beans, and a lot of pea seed. In general, Spaulding said, the North Madras area crops are ready to harvest a week ahead of Culver area crops.

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