Kansas farmers are gearing up for the 2010
wheat harvest as the crop nears maturity in southern sections of
The Kiowa area in Barber County is traditionally the first area
in the state to begin harvest. The trade group Kansas Wheat says it
is likely that this year will be no exception. Warm, windy days
have hastened the maturity of a crop that so far looks free of
Kiowa farmer Bob Schrock says he expects the harvest to begin
there around June 9.