Ready or Not
By Kim L. Fritzemeier
KFRM Central Kansas Reporter
Farm Wife along the Stafford/Reno County Line
Ready or not, here it comes.
The hot, dry days of the past week have turned that sea of amber waves much more gold than green this past week.
Do you remember playing hide and seek as a kid? The person whose turn it was to be "It" would cover their eyes and count to the agreed-upon number. Some "Its" counted faster than others. If they were taking their turn, you'd better already have a place in mind to hide because they were going to be seeking before you had nestled into your hiding place.
That's kind of the way I feel about harvest this year. The countdown is on.
But there's no hiding. Hot, windy days have translated into a furious race toward the start of harvest. Those hot, 100-degree days have changed the field's palettes from green undertones to gold in a week.
My checklist for Harvest
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