This was a bold experiment on the Weisers' part, and the sizeable crop is good to see, thriving on fields usually devoted to vegetables. With only modest rainfall this season.
On July 21, 2014, a field of Barley was partially harvested, but the 63-year old Allis Chalmers combine needed some attention. Nate Siemens scavenged an 8-foot long winnowing drive shaft from an even older combine, and replaced the shaft in the field.
The combine came back to life and, under Nate's guidance, completed the harvest:
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