Successful harvest season begins


Jennifer Jurgens / For The Sun-Telegraph

A combine unloads wheat into a semi for transportation to Scoular Company in Sidney.

Harvest season has begun in Cheyenne County.

Jennifer Jurgens said last weekend, two fields' worth of wheat was harvested on her family's farm, seven miles east of Hunstman.

"It was beautiful cutting weather," she said. "A nice breeze and warm, not extremely hot. We couldn't have asked for better weather."

When the grain was delivered to the Scoular Company in Sidney, the family was told it was the first load of the season.

Jurgens said custom cutters from Scehmper Harvesting, out of Holdrege, were tasked with harvesting the fields – and it was completed nearly a week earlier than usual....

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