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Oklahoma Wheat Harvest

Near Dodge City, Kansas–Have you ever been in a shootout? You know, like in a gun fight on one of those old Western TV movies? The crew has arrived here just south of Dodge City, Kansas. Of course this area is known for its Wild...

Oklahoma: The weather in Texas caused harvest to last long enough that the kids and I finally had to pull the plug on our time with southern harvest. I typically try to time my trip back home about the same time each season to intercept...

  [caption id="attachment_20201" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photo by Michael Williams[/caption] This week I connected with Michael Williams and the Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children to set up a time that these wonderful children can come and see what we do on harvest. We had to postpone a couple...

Southwest Oklahoma–Wheat harvest has just been full of tough luck lately. The weather has delayed our progress at our first stop. It’s getting late and we need to get the wheat cut here so we can move up the road.  We caught another rain last...

Southwest Oklahoma–We arrived at our first harvest stop on May 25. The wheat was still a little green and the forecast not so hot. We took the time to attend the US Custom Harvesters, Inc. safety meeting in Wichita Falls, Texas. It was a very...

Cheyenne, Oklahoma—It can be hard to avoid the comparison game as the wheat harvest run progresses. We witness and read about other crews moving on north into Kansas as we look at another week or so of cutting in western Oklahoma. It always seems to...

West central Oklahoma: To all Oklahoma readers, sorry about the title.  The song has been in my head all week and I just couldn’t help myself. I’m guessing you get about as tired of hear references to the musical as we Kansans do about Dorothy,...

Weatherford, Oklahoma–We’ve been harvesting wheat averaging 40 and 50 bushels per acre. The test weight has been really good at 64 and 65 pounds per bushel. Then all at once to our surprise the test weight was 66.1 to 66.4 pounds per bushel and it...

Weatherford, Oklahoma–We were lucky enough to have a ten day stretch to start out the wheat harvest before we got our first rain shower. It rained 80 hundredths last night here in the Weatherford, Oklahoma, area.  It feels great to work every day for ten...

West central Oklahoma—“Wow, this is really cool!” That was just one of the exclamations made by the young women of the Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children, of Madill, Oklahoma. When the comment was made, she was watching the combine unload, piling a mound of golden...