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Farmers harvesting Washington wheat at a loss

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.

Massive combines have begun transforming much of the Palouse from waving fields of wheat into vast expanses of stubble. But the farmers cutting that crop are currently selling the grain at or below what it costs them to produce it.