Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

For Some, Local Harvest Twice As Long


August 8, 2019

Daria Anderson-Faden

Logs and other debris were carried by "rivers" of water to Banner County roads after more than 5 inches of rain fell on Thursday, Aug. 1.

While everyone was out in the field, Wanda Hagstrom provided an update on harvest from the southern part of Kimball County. She said that harvest was "slow and patchy, which is unusual for us." She indicated that harvest this year would take twice as long.

They started last Friday with four loads of seed wheat, and Saturday they cut regular wheat that went to town. She said Sunday was pretty good, "but they had to go find some dry stuff."

The Hagstroms cut their own wheat with one combine and 2 semis and a couple of farm trucks to get everything to town.

The farm is south of Kimball and 2...

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