June 30, 2022
It's Kansas wheat harvest time in this area. As I write, whirling combine reels can be heard off in the distance, a neighbor is cutting wheat from one of his fields. That's all it will take in this rural neighborhood. When the sounds of wheat harvest starting is heard, other area farmers get the itch to start their combines.
Though in this area, wheat harvest isn't what it used to be years ago. Most of the farmers have diverted their crop interests from wheat to all fall crops. Around the area where I grew up, mostly wheat was drilled with some milo fields planted but it is not that way...
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