A tractor awaits a load of wheat from a combine in a field near Viola during harvest in 2012. This year’s harvest, which has suffered a number of blows, could begin this weekend.
A tractor awaits a load of wheat from a combine in a field near Viola during harvest in 2012. This year’s harvest, which has suffered a number of blows, could begin this weekend. Travis Heying File photo
A tractor awaits a load of wheat from a combine in a field near Viola during harvest in 2012. This year’s harvest, which has suffered a number of blows, could begin this weekend. Travis Heying File photo

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