With six combines, four tandem trucks and great volunteer effort, the 2018 Pangman Charity Farms crop was harvested in a few hours on September 11. The Charity Farms project, initiated by Brian and Gladys Jesse, has become the major fundraising support for Pangman School. For the past 11 years, Ken and Joyce Kaufmann have rented a half section of land to Pangman Charity Farms.
This year combines were provided by E. Bourassa & Sons, Brian Jesse, Mark Johnson, Richard Metke and Elwood White. John Colbow, Blake DeBruyne, Brian Jesse and Rodger Sambrook brought their trucks. John Colbow supplied the tractor to run the auger. Two augers were supplied by Rodger and Adam Sambrook. Durum, chosen as this year’s crop, had been seeded by Brian Jesse and sprayed by John Friesen.
At the end of the successful harvest day, Brian Jesse acknowledged the tremendous support from E. Bourassa & Sons, Farm Credit Canada, RBC Royal Bank of Ogema, RM of Norton and Richardson Pioneer Ltd. of Weyburn. Adam Sambrook was credited for his help in promoting and planning the harvest.
Also adding to the success of this year’s harvest were Ken Bourassa, Adam Farquhar, Lisa Friesen, Gladys Jesse, Elaine Johnson, Ken & Joyce Kaufmann, Wayne & Connie Lozinsky, Darren Marcenko, Eileen Tunall, and Tom Webb.by