Combines called back to Winkler for another world-record harvest attempt

April 5, 2010 | Focus On | Number 7
From a Children’s Camps International Release |

Four years after Winkler hosted more than a hundred combines in an attempt to set a record for harvesting 65 hectares, the rural southern Manitoba community is at it again. On Aug. 7, World Harvest for Kids 2010 hopes to bring together more than twice as many combines to harvest 97 hectares and hopefully set a record this time. An adjudicator from Guinness World Records is to be in attendance to determine if the event can set a record for “the most combines working simultaneously in one field.” The current record is held by a group of Irish farmers, who harvested a field of wheat with 175 combines. Children’s Camps International of Winkler is sponsoring the event, and hopes the harvest record attempt will raise awareness and funds for the international evangelical children’s camping ministry. For more information about this event or ministry, visit

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