Fields of gold so Harvest begins


Karen Lipska/Pine Bluffs Post

Above: Harvest combines fill the fields of gold, lead combine is driven by Ivan Kranz, with Steve Thompson and Dylan Kranz following

Wheat harvest has started on Wednesday for a few farmers.

This year, right before harvest some farmers crops got hailed on and the damage was great. As in every year for all farmers, it is the luck of the weather. They prepare for all means; pests, disease, weeds and the main one is weather. Pests, disease and weeds can destroy thirty percent of the field. Whereas weather can do a very little percentage to a hundred percent - doing complete devastation.

In the tri-state area, there are two kinds for wheat farmers: conventional and organic.

Conventional wheat farmers usually use these fa...

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