Even though the canola crop was swathed about a month ago and couldn’t be combined until now, Gordon Smith is smiling because he says it’s an excellent crop despite the rain, hail, snow and cold weather. (LIsa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Even though the canola crop was swathed about a month ago and couldn’t be combined until now, Gordon Smith is smiling because he says it’s an excellent crop despite the rain, hail, snow and cold weather. (LIsa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Stettler area farmers finally getting crops off

Smith family going full force

Lisa Joy

News Staff

Smith family going full force

 

Gordon Smith, his son Jeff Smith and grandson Clayton Smith have been going full force combining the last few days after watching their crops sit on the ground for about a month because of bad weather. They have about 230 acres left to combine. Here Gordon Smith is in the combine getting the canola crop off. Behind him is his grandson Clayton Smith. Once they are done this field they have a field of wheat to get off. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Gordon Smith, his son Jeff Smith and grandson Clayton Smith have been going full force combining the last few days after watching their crops sit on the ground for about a month because of bad weather. They have about 230 acres left to combine. Here Gordon Smith is in the combine getting the canola crop off. Behind him is his grandson Clayton Smith. Once they are done this field they have a field of wheat to get off. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Clayton Smith puts canola into the truck. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Clayton Smith puts canola into the truck. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)