Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Fair A Fine Place To Talk Ag With Kimball, Banner Farmers

The Kimball-Banner County Fair was a great place to capture a couple of producers, find out how the harvest is progressing, and hear about the outlook on their other crops. Many were watching kids, grandkids or neighbors showing animals.

Bushnell area producer Dave Schnell said they had a "good harvest." They finished on Thursday, Aug. 1, and the first field they started cutting on was dry with a moisture content of 9, so they were able to get busy and stay busy.

"We never hit anything higher than 14," he said. "The wheat was good; even our irrigated averaged 100 bushel per acre. We had some h...