Gov. Parkinson To Start Annual Wheat Tour
KSCB News - June 21, 2010 12:00 am
Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson and state
Agriculture Secretary Josh Svaty planned to make their annual wheat
harvest tour on Monday.
This year’s event was scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. Monday at
the farm of Mark and Marne Hewitt south of Beloit, in north-central
The tour typically involves the governor getting on a combine,
cutting a few swaths of wheat and talking to farmers about the
This is Parkinson’s second harvest as governor. Last year’s
event was held at a farm in the Colby area.