Hutchinson family's love of earth extends to next generation
June 25, 2017
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — From the top of Norman Roth's combine, it looked like a crop of a lifetime.
It's day two of the annual wheat harvest, The Hutchinson News (http://bit.ly/2sjZAdi ) reported. Rolling amber waves stretched for a mile across this swath of western Reno County where Roth and his family are cutting. He sees the field's potential along a patch protected by a tree row where the yield monitor reaches nearly 80 bushels an acre.
But that's not the reality in this windswept field of wheat. Some heads are partially full. Some heads are empty. A late winter freeze did more damage...