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High Plains Harvesting Tag

Northeast Colorado: “I wondered if we were going to see you again this summer!” This is how the librarian greeted us in addition to her smile this morning, July 24. The local library is one of our favorite places to visit, and story time was...

Western Kansas: While the crew played musical combines—also known as moving to the next area—I took the opportunity to head home to tackle July’s paperwork. Recent rain held them up for a short time, but hot temperatures and no precipitation in the forecast will make...

Southeast Colorado: I’m not with the crew 100% of the time, especially in the fall when school starts. So when I am there, I try to cook something that Ryan and the crew wouldn’t make on their own or order from a local café. I...

Southwest Kansas/southeast Colorado: The weather has finally cleared and the wheat is dry. Combines are going like a house on fire. Trucks and the grain cart are too, for that matter, because the dryland yields are outstanding. This section of the High Plains received just...

West central Oklahoma—It is ironic how incredibly different two back-to-back seasons can be. Last year, this area was suffering from very tough drought conditions. This year, creeks are high and soil moisture profiles full. Even though the ground held surprisingly well initially, eventually the continued...

North Texas—There is so much to learn about hard work and grit from watching and participating in harvest. However, there’s also something to be said for the growth that happens outside the field for the littlest of harvesters. The children are old enough now to have...

North Texas/West Central Oklahoma: On again, off again. That’s been the theme of cutting lately. Storms keep cycling through the area and once we get in the groove, it seems like another one hits. Its been a crazy start to the season, a theme you’ve...