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Author: Laura Haffner

Northern Montana: Harvest continues in the northern part of the "Golden Triangle." The crew ran hard for a few days then caught a rain delay. They ran hard again and then caught another rain delay. The rains are welcome though. In an area that has...

Glacier National Park, Montana—Harvest is work, but sometimes it puts you within striking distance of places you may not normally be able visit. This has recently been the case. Glacier National Park has long been on my bucket list. With harvest being earlier this year, coupled with...

Northeast Colorado: As conditions allowed, we started funneling equipment into Colorado while some of us finished up in Kansas. The wet conditions have gradually turned off though. There were a few showers, as one expects on the Front Range, in the summer. The crew was...

Western Kansas: All the crews were cutting and that was a beautiful thing after all the weather delays. At this point, stress levels were increasing rapidly. Jobs further north were very close to ready with the hot, dry weather in that region. We still had many...

Southeastern Colorado: There was a Ken Burns documentary on the Dust Bowl on PBS a few years back. They described this part of the world as “no man’s land.” It is a sparsely populated part of the country where only the toughest survive. Extreme weather...