15 Jun Z Crew: Goodbye Nebraska, Hello Oklahoma!
Manley, NE: The Z Crew: Curt, Jamie and Eli Hermesch, Tracy, Jim, Jenna, Taylor and Callie Zeorian
Manley, NE: Jenna, Callie and Jamie say their goodbyes.
Manley, NE: Jim, Callie, Tracy, and Taylor (behind the camera) sit down for a crew meeting before we hit the road south.
Shattuck, OK: As Dad tunes up the combine, he set out the tools on the tailgate of the pickup
Shattuck, OK: Jim checks the header to make sure everything is good to go.
Shattuck, OK: Above, Jim hooks up the header to the combine.
Shattuck, OK: Grasshoppers infest both town and the fields.
Shattuck, OK: The wheat stands short on the dry ground.
Shattuck, OK: Jim checks the moisture is his hand-held tester.
Shattuck, OK: To make sure all of the settings in the combine are correct, Jim checks the ground to see if any berries are making it through the machine.
Since this post was written last night, Dad dumped the first load of wheat this morning. The official numbers are in! Protein is at 16.7, Weight at 58 pounds, and Moisture at 11percent!
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