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Over Two Million Loaves

Over Two Million Loaves

St. Francis, Kan. – Road construction, pizza buffets and roadside bathroom breaks; that is what travel days are made of. We were able to finish up for Farmer Sheldon mid-afternoon on Tuesday (which was also Peter’s birthday). He averaged 62 bushels for his 2016 wheat crop so we left Farmer Sheldon in a happy state of mind. We hit the road for stop number five on the harvest run the following day. I find myself typing “stop number five” a little slower because it never ceases to amaze me how four stops have already been tackled. Will that ever NOT sneak up on me?

I’ve said it many times and I’ll say it many times more; St. Francis is my favorite stop. Ever since we started combining here back in 2009, there’s just been something about it that sticks with me. Also, fun fact to add to my list of love for St. Francis, this is where Peter and I met exactly a year ago. I know some of you were wondering what side of the road we picked him up on so, now you know that as well.

My camera is out of commission till I can get it somewhere where a qualified individual can clean out my lens. I have a spot right in the middle that rears its ugly head in all my photos so I will have to resort to using my phone for the time being. One thing I must say about using my phone is people are a lot less likely to duck and cover than if I am walking around with a big Canon wrapped around my neck.

Bread Count – 2,658,329.1 loaves

Quote of the Day“Have we made it to StephanieVille yet?” – this quote comes from the youngest member of Russell Harvesting. How cute is that?

Coffee cheers.

Coffee cheers.

Farmer Sheldon and his wife, Vicki.

Farmer Sheldon and his wife, Vicki.

Purple.

Peter checking out the tail lights.

Peter checking out the tail lights.

Happy Birthday, Peter!

Happy Birthday, Peter!

A little mud bogging.

A little mud bogging.

Dad and his new "lime popsicle" shirt.

Dad and his new “lime popsicle” shirt.

Wildflowers and combines.

Wildflowers and combines.

Cleaning off the combines for the trip north.

Cleaning off the combines for the trip north.

Loading up before the rain comes!

Loading up before the rain comes!

The NH guys came to say goodbye.

The NH guys came to say goodbye.

Navigating.

Navigating.

Panorama.

Panorama.

Fueling up Blue.

Peter fueling up Blue.

Windmill love.

Windmill love.

All Aboard Wheat Harvest™ is sponsored by High Plains Journal and New Holland Agriculture. You can contact Steph at stephanie@allaboardharvest.com.

4 Comments
  • Tom Stegmeier
    Posted at 18:53h, 30 June

    Great pics Steph , Where is stop #5 ?

    • Steph Osowski
      Posted at 23:20h, 30 June

      Thanks Tom! We are at my favorite stop for stop #5; St. Francis, Kansas!

  • Tara Neitzel
    Posted at 06:55h, 02 July

    Welcome to St. Francis!!! It is one of my favorites too, I call it home. Have a Happy and Safe 4th!

    • Steph Osowski
      Posted at 17:48h, 03 July

      Thank you, Tara! We might be cutting for one of your relatives, we have a new customer this year with the last name of “Neitzel” 🙂