Category Archives: Faces of Harvest

Faces of Harvest: Kenneth Palmgren, Edson

Each year, more than 20,000 Kansas wheat farmers take dramatic risks to grow the wheat that feeds the world. We hope you enjoy learning more about these farmers through our series, “The Faces of Harvest.” When Kenneth Palmgren, a wheat farmer … Continue reading

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Faces of Harvest: Jim Michael, McCune

Each year, more than 20,000 Kansas wheat farmers take dramatic risks to grow the wheat that feeds the world. We hope you enjoy learning more about these farmers through our series, “The Faces of Harvest.” When Jim Michael was in college, … Continue reading

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Faces of Harvest: Randy Fritzemeier, Stafford

Each year, more than 20,000 Kansas wheat farmers take dramatic risks to grow the wheat that feeds the world. We hope you enjoy learning more about these farmers through our series, “The Faces of Harvest.” There are some people whose smile … Continue reading

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Faces of Harvest: Phil White, Wellington

Each year, more than 20,000 Kansas wheat farmers take dramatic risks to grow the wheat that feeds the world. We hope you enjoy learning more about these farmers through our series, “The Faces of Harvest.” When a journalist heads to the … Continue reading

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Wheat Film Hits National Audience

Harvesting the High Plains, a wheat documentary, aired on national television Oct. 1. The film, narrated by Mike Rowe, tells the story of Kansas Wheat farmers and the obstacles they have overcome to reach the successes of today. Intended to … Continue reading

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The Faces of Harvest: Mike and Tanner Brown, Colby

It has been a rough few years for farmers in western Kansas. Drought has taken its toll on many farmers,  and Mike Brown of Solomon Creek Farms near Colby, is no exception. The 2013 wheat yields have been disappointing for … Continue reading

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The Faces of Harvest: Lance Russell, Hays

Lance Russell knew from age 3 that farming was all he wanted to do. Everything about farming was fascinating: all the machinery, the wonder of growing crops and especially, wheat harvest. “Wheat harvest was the happiest time of the year. … Continue reading

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