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The harvest of wheat and family traditions continues

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Mike Bromiley keeps an eye on the outside row of standing wheat as he slowly drives his huge combine up and down hills, around rock formations, and through the wispy stands of golden-colored grain.

He keeps track of the angle and height of the cutter, oil and hydraulic pressures, and the hopper that continually is being filled with grains of wheat.

After cutting half the circumference of the 160-acre field, he slows to empty the hopper into a grain truck.…

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