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90-year-old Iowa farmer still harvesting with his family

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BLACK HAWK COUNTY (KWWL) -

Still waiting for retirement.

An eastern Iowa farmer is still out in the field during harvest at ninety years old!

Farming is Mathias Schmitz's passion. 

He's been harvesting for around 70 years. He says it's crazy how much has changed. "You picked one ear at a time in a wagon and went from there," Schmitz says. 

Schmitz still harvests with the help of his four sons. 

He's a family man who loves his kids and teaching other people how to ride the combines. 

Schmitz is also a World War II Veterans. 

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