Wheat harvest normally coincides with the 4th of July so my husband never knows if he can travel with us to my mom's house for the 4th of July holiday. Last Saturday, we were able to start and complete wheat harvest in one day. (We don't grow a lot of wheat in a year on our family farm. We primarily grow wheat to help with one of our recycling programs on our farm, but more on that later in another post. Additionally, we didn't bale any straw this year. ) My husband and son were in heaven. So the prospect of my husband joining us for the 4th of July looked good.
I'm so excited that the fields are finally dry enough to spray as we are dramatically behind schedule this year due to the wet weather. Thus, you will not hear me complaining about my husband not joining us for the 4th of July weekend. On a positive note, we are planning a family cookout and fireworks with his family on the 5th.
Needless to say it is just another day in the life of a farmer when the farm comes first and I wouldn't have it any other way.
Happy 4th of July and I hope you enjoy my wheat harvest pictures.