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Our followers have a chance to be one of our featured photos. Simply share your harvest photos with the crew on our Facebook page. You can post them directly to our wall. Your photo could be selected as a featured photo and could be posted...

While the dry weather has allowed progress in harvest activities in some areas, the hot and dry conditions have severely hurt some the wheat crops.  Below are crop conditions for selected states provided by the USDA.

Texas Dry-land winter wheat harvest near completion in areas of the Plains while irrigated winter wheat harvest is in full swing. Wheat harvest in areas of the Blacklands has seen good progress and is near completion.  The Texas wheat crop has been rated: 54 percent very poor, 23 percent poor, 14 percent fair, nine percent good and zero percent excellent.

Scott Clark's crew has moved into Kansas and has seen dramatic differences in the wheat crop due to moisture. This week Scott talks about a clients secondary crop and how rain tends to change plans.

The crew moved to eastern Kansas last Tuesday and Wednesday. Most of the east side of Kansas has had a considerable amount of rainfall this season – and it shows. The yields have been averaging from 40 to 65 bushels/acre and the test weights have been as high as 64 pounds. The wheat is waist high in most places, and we aren’t forced to run our headers on the ground to get all the wheat.

My previous two posts have hopefully brought everyone up to speed on Roland Harvesting, I'll continue to keep everyone up-to-date for the next couple of posts and then we'll all be caught up. As I've said before wheat harvest can be a busy time for...

Hoffman Harvesting wrapped up their tour in the Pratt area last night. Today we are blowing off machinery and power washing it to get it nice and clean. We are also greasing it and loading it up so it is ready to go when we are. Why do...