THE 2012 WHEAT HARVEST COULD START VERY EARLY, POSSIBLY THE END OF MAY OR FIRST PART OF JUNE. THE WHEAT IS ALREADY HEADED OUT, WHICH IS 2-3 WEEKS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE. THE BOOT STAGE BEGAN ABOUT 10 DAYS AGO AND BOOT STAGE TO HARVEST, USUALLY TAKES ABOUT 6 WEEKS. THERE OF COURSE IS STILL THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMGE TO THE WHEAT, EITHER FROM A FROST OR FREEZE OR WIND AND HAIL. IF MOTHER NATURE CAN BE KEPT UNDER CONTROL, THIS YEAR’S WHEAT HARVEST COULD BE A HISTORY MAKER.
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About Kevin Rippe
Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.
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