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Nebraska Tag

By Dave Bergmeier Wet weather has delayed the corn harvest for Craig Huxtable, but past experience has taught him to be prepared for any fall harvest scenario. Huxtable is also a Hoegemeyer seed salesman and cow-calf operator near Wood River, Nebraska. He plants 1,350 acres of “corn...

By Dave Bergmeier The fall harvest is in the bins for a southwest Nebraska producer who readily says when she headed into spring planting she knew it was going to be one with ups and downs. Tracy Zink is from Indianola near McCook and operates a diversified...

Southwestern North Dakota–Everything is good here. They’ve got a good crop for us to cut this year. It looks like 40-bushel wheat and the forecast is hot and dry. I just got to southwestern North Dakota after four days of traveling up from western Kansas....

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...

Holdrege, Nebraska—I’ve traveled over three thousand miles recently hauling equipment to our first stop on our wheat harvest run. The wheat looks so green and lush almost the whole way down. I enjoy the trips going south for wheat harvest. I hauled a combine and...

Holdrege, Nebraska—Hello from Holdrege, Nebraska. I am Janel Schemper and have been a custom harvester all of my life. I have been running combine full-time since I was thirteen years old. I’ve been chasing my combine career forever. Each year I harvest winter wheat, spring...

Western Nebraska—We’ve been hot and dry for weeks now. I’d say I’ve been cutting wheat every single day for nearly four weeks straight. I’ve seen a couple of pop-up thunderstorms out here in western Nebraska but neither time did we receive any rain in the...

Western Nebraska: It’s a slightly gloomy morning as I look out the window at my view of a weathered, wooden cattle working facility and a near constant stream of Union Pacific trains on one of the busiest lines in the country. A stiff northeast wind...