Tag Archives: Kansas Wheat

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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KWIC Welcomes Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy

The Kansas Wheat Commission welcomed an old friend to the Kansas Wheat Innovation Center on July 25. Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), toured the KWIC and learned more about the wheat … 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: 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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The Faces of Harvest: Bill and Fran Garrison, Miltonvale

Bill Garrison from Miltonvale , is a 2nd generation farmer that has been farming wheat for almost 50 years. “I enjoy what I’m doing and I’m going to continue to do it as long as I’m able,” said Bill. After … Continue reading

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