01 Jul Janel: More unexpected yields
Southern Kansas—We’ve finally been putting in some big days of harvesting wheat. The wind has been blowing day and night and that allows us more cutting time. I love it when the wind blows all night because we can get started cutting wheat earlier in the morning.
We’ve been finding more unexpected yields. The wheat is making in the 40s and 50s. The test weights have been 61.5- to 63.8-pounds per bushel.
We’ve had heat, sunshine and wind the past few days. It works wonders for getting wheat cut and getting over some acres. Our forecast is sunny and hot for the next several days. It’s now June 25 and finally feeling like a busy wheat harvest should feel like—early mornings, long days and late nights. Best of luck to everyone and please be safe.
Janel can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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