27 Aug '16, 11am

Meet the unsung conservation hero you're overlooking

Meet the unsung conservation hero you're overlooking

This is an excerpt from Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland by Miriam Horn. Copyright 2016 by Miriam Horn. Used with permission of the publisher, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. In the desiccating heat of a late June Kansas afternoon, Justin Knopf is in the air-conditioned cab of his cherry red combine — a 13-foot-tall, 18-ton, $375,000 mobile harvesting factory — cutting a 40-foot-wide swath through a field of ripe grain. With his two brothers, he’s bringing in close to a thousand acres of hard red winter wheat, enough to bake 3.6 million loaves of bread. Strong spring winds have left some of the wheat “lodged”: bent to the ground, the slender heads too heavy with ripe grain to stand back up on their own. So Justin is moving slowly, giving the combine’s rotating rake, or “reel,” a chance to right the stalks before the...

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