This changed in 1900 when the economy began to improve following several years of prosperous wheat harvests.
What would happen if the wheat harvest was cut in half?
By the 1880s half the wheat harvest was being exported.
Even the winter wheat harvest hadn't been awful, despite the weather.
The wheat harvest in 2008 was expected to be 2,500 tons of grain.
This led to a famine and a delay in the wheat harvest of 2 months.
He spent his first summer vacation working the wheat harvest through Kansas.
With the corn, bean and wheat harvest, agriculture is practice in a family level.
He worked the wheat harvest during summers off from high school, graduating in 1970.
They note that the wheat harvest is running far below last year's levels.