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Wheat harvest

We are finally done harvesting our 7th crop for 2016, spring wheat!!  The process of harvesting is slow for us, mainly because we are working with equipment that runs…but is old and a bit slower than newer machines and equipment.  315 more words



You may have wondered why your social media newsfeeds yesterday were filled with pictures of tractors, animals and views of the beautiful British countryside. The answer is that UK farmers were using #Farm24 to tell the story behind the food and countryside as part of “24 hours in Farming”. 524 more words

On The Farm

Medieval Monday: The Labors of August

The most crucial labor in August was harvesting and threshing the rye and winter wheat, which would have to sustain the community through many months to come. 469 more words

Allison D. Reid


Traditionally, 1 August is Lammas Day (Anglo-Saxon hlaf-mas, “loaf-mass”), the festival of the wheat harvest and therefore the first harvest festival of the year.  Many churches will be celebrating Lammas this Sunday, and here’s a poem by Alexandra Lynch. 293 more words


Wheat Harvest Pictures 2016

Brad’s wheat harvest was finished over two weeks ago. I had technical difficulties, so pretend this post is two weeks ago. This was the first year that Brad was able to harvest his own wheat with all his own equipment, since he now owns a wheat header for his combine. 157 more words

Farm Education

Elevators struggle to accommodate excess grain

SCOTT CITY, Kan. (KSNW) – As the wheat harvest winds down, Kansas farmers are seeing record yields. That’s putting a strain on some grain elevators struggling to find enough space. 314 more words



After a long holiday afternoon and evening that included riding on a fire truck, watching fireworks, and driving home (an hour away), everyone slept in, except the two-year old and me. 299 more words