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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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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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The Faces of Harvest: Greg Peterson, Assaria

You probably have heard of him from the YouTube sensation videos: “I’m Farming and I Grow It”, “Farmer Style”, and “A Fresh Breath of Farm Air,” but Peterson Farm Brother Greg is still just a regular farm kid. After he … Continue reading

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The Faces of Harvest: Joe Kejr, Salina

Some people say that the family farm has gone extinct, that corporate farming has taken over and the traditions and farms of our grandparents are gone forever. However, at Kejr Family Farms that statement just isn’t true. The Kejr family … Continue reading

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The Faces of Harvest: Larry Kepley, Ulysses

Education has been on the heart of Larry Kepley from a young age.  After graduating from K-State, he taught vocational agriculture before becoming an extension agent.  Several years in the workforce and a master’s degree later, Larry’s and his wife … Continue reading

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The Faces of Harvest: Ken Grecian, Palco

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.” Like many veteran farmers, Ken … Continue reading

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