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By DARRELL SMITH
Connersville News-Examiner 

Crowd watches wheat harvested the old-fashioned way 

 


MILTON, Ind. (AP) — In an age of high technology and mechanization on farms, people are very interested in how farmers did it a generation or two ago.

Not deterred by heat in the high 90s, a large crowd including a few men aged 90-plus, turned out Saturday to watch wheat harvest from beginning to end, cutting and binding, threshing and then baling the wheat straw.

Adam Jones hosted the event on the Daniels farm that is adjacent to his house along Indiana 1.

Two weeks ago, Chase Bertsch brought his reaper to cut wheat along the road with most of the shocks stored on wagons. Since then, a m...



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