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PIONEER PORTRAITS

 

Ten Years Ago

July 25, 2013

Bruce Abbey is a fourth-generation wheat grower who runs a seed farm operation on the Lower Whetstone near the Menoken elevator. His farm has been operating for nearly 150 years. A homestead certificate signed by President Ulysses S. Grant hangs on the wall of the family home near the spot where his great grandfather fist set down roots. The late June rains weren’t perfect for Abbey, but he is still satisfied. “This time of year, you get a rain, you never know if it’s the right place, the right time,” said Abbey. “I was just...



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