I am very happy to have such a great weed free crop of wheat. It is weed free because of well timed and careful cultivation by Roberto and Ramon last fall.  The wheat is five feet tall, or one of the varieties is. There are two, Frassinetto is a pasta wheat from Italy. It is the tall one. Below it grows Sonora, a Spanish variety, brought over by the conquistadores. I originally grew four heirlooms, but settled on Sonora as the best fit for the farm. Unfortunately, when we harvested it, some Frassinetto was left in the combine. This mixed and since then, we have had both. I could hand harvest just the Sonora for seed. But I need 100 lbs and harvest is right in the middle of the busiest month of June on the farm. The flour tastes great, so it is not high on my priority.

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