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

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

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

 

August 15, 2019

Daria Anderson-Faden

After a long summer of custom cutting through Oklahoma and Kansas, Sheridan Magninie helps cut wheat just north of Kimball. Sheridan had Nash Burback with her in the combine. As of Aug. 10, they are cutting in the Egbert, Wyo., area. Sheridan anticipated they would be done this week in Egbert, as she will leave for the University of Wyoming on Aug. 30.

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 so...



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