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Iowa community comes together to harvest 5 farm fields for grieving family


NEW TONIGHT, DANCING TO VIRAL FARMERS GATHERED IN UNION COUNTY TO HARVEST 500 ACRES OF GRAIN IN A SINGLE DAY. IT HAPPENED JUST A WEEK AFTER THE UNEXPECTED DEATH OF PAUL BAKER AT THE AGE OF 66. FIVE BAKER FARM FIELDS NEEDED WORK AND BAKER’S FRIENDS HAPPYLY ACCEPTED THE CHALLENGE. THEY USED 18 COMBINES, 45, 40 SEMI-TRUCKS AND 20 GRAIN CARTS TO DO THE WORK AT NOON. BAKER’S DAUGHTERS WERE AFFECTED, BUT SAY THEY ARE NOT SURPRISED. THE SMALL TOWN COMMUNITY, YOU CAN’T BEAT IT. YOU CAN’T BEAT THE GENEROSITY AND EXAMPLE THAT EACH OF THESE PEOPLE WHO CAME TODAY, THE EXAMPLE THEY SET TO THEIR CHILDREN AND THEIR CHILDREN’S CHILDREN, BECAUSE THAT’S HOW A COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER AND THAT’S JUST WHAT LIFE IS ALL ABOUT. THIS IS A REGIONAL COMPANY AND IT IS LUNCH BASKETS FOR ALL THE FARMERS, STUDENTS FROM SAINT MALACHY AND CRESTON SCHOOL DECORATED THE LUNCH BAGS THEN WRO

Creston community comes together to harvest 5 farm fields in one day for grieving family

It came just a week after the unexpected death of Paul Baker of Creston at the age of 66.

Dozens of Iowa farmers gathered in Union County to harvest 550 acres in a single day. It came just a week after the unexpected death of Paul Baker of Creston at the age of 66. Five fields on the Baker farm needed work, and Baker’s friends readily agreed. the challenge. They used 18 combines, 40 semi-trailers and 20 grain carts to get the job done before noon. Baker’s daughters were touched but say they are not surprised. Because that’s how a community comes together and that’s all life is,” Baker’s daughter Meredith Wulf said. A local company provided packed lunches to farmers. Students from Saint Malachy School in Creston decorated the lunch bags and wrote each farmer a thank you note.

Dozens of Iowa farmers gathered in Union County to harvest 550 acres in a single day.

It came just a week after the unexpected death of Paul Baker of Creston at the age of 66.

Five fields on the Baker farm needed work, and Baker’s friends readily accepted the challenge.

They used 18 combines, 40 semi-trailers and 20 grain carts to get the job done before noon.

Baker’s daughters were touched but say they are not surprised.

“The small town community, you can’t beat it. You can’t beat the generosity and the example that each of these people who came out today, the example that they set for their children, for the children of their children. Because that’s how a community comes together and that’s exactly what life is about,” Baker’s daughter Meredith Wulf said.

A local company provided packed lunches to farmers. Students from Saint Malachy School in Creston decorated the lunch bags and wrote each farmer a thank you note.


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