VIDEO: Preparing to thresh for the record

Volunteers brought their skills, and their iron, to Winnipeg on Aug. 18 to show the sort of work involved in attempting a world-record threshing bee. The demonstration of old-school threshing was held at the Red River Exhibition fairgrounds as a preview of Harvesting Hope, an event scheduled for July 31 next year at Austin during the Manitoba Threshermen’s Reunion, to benefit the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and the Manitoba Agricultural Museum. For a photo gallery from the Red River Ex event click here.

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