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Montana

Northwest Kansas—The summer wheat run is complete. There's always a feeling of relief when the last team member pulls in the yard with the final piece of equipment from the summer run. The crew immediately switched out and converted equipment for the fall season. Corn...

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...

The sun has set on our Montana wheat harvest. We cut our last field out here on Sunday just in time for Fort Benton to get a rain that dumped more moisture than I think I’ve ever seen out here. It’s delayed getting things loaded,...

We are only a little over three weeks into wheat harvest around Fort Benton, Montana, and there is not much wheat left in sight. It has disappeared quickly this year. It’s not uncommon for us to spend five to six weeks here, and I’ll be...

Western Kansas–I’ve been here in western Kansas for almost a month and am the last cutter in town but that is OK because we have been staying busy in the fields. We ended up staying in western Kansas with two combines while the rest of...

[caption id="attachment_20716" align="alignnone" width="600"] (Photo by Dillon Grutkoski.)[/caption] This week on harvest has been another busy one. Gary’s group by Paxton, Nebraska, is completing dryland wheat averaging about 70 to 80 bushels per acre and irrigated wheat doing about 110 bushels per acre. It’s slow moving,...

North Dakota—All of our combines have finished cutting recently in north central Montana. Three combines have joined us here in northeastern North Dakota to cut wheat and canola. Three combines are currently headed south for fall harvest where they’ll begin in western Kansas picking wet...