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Corn Picking Days


November 18, 2021

There was a bit of an international flair at Corn Picking Days Sunday, at Jewell, Ro Garcia, Madrid, Spain, rode through the corn fields. Garcia is on the left, continuing to the right are Jessa, Dale and Kacee Herredsberg, Lebanon.

It was "Corn Picking Days" in Jewell, Kansas Saturday and Sunday. It started out a bit chilly on Saturday morning but Saturday afternoon and Sunday saw great corn picking weather.

The event was organized by Jr. Vandergiesen (Smith Center) and Calvin Bohnert (Jewell). There were other "old timers" around too - Robin Edmonds (Berryton, Kan.), Dan Emmott (Beloit), Brian Cockroft (Mankato) and Dusty Covault (Tucumcari, N.M.). But, as usual, Corn Picking Days also saw some new faces.

Merritt Blain came from Glen Elder wanting to pick some corn – like in the "Good Old Days." After talkin...

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