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This Maryland family has been farming the same land for eleven generations
John Rigdon of Jarrettsville, Maryland, owns one of the oldest farms in the United States. It began in 1728, as a land grant of one-thousand acres from the king of England. The land has been passed...
A conversation with former newspaper writer and editor turned blogger Kim Fritzemeier about sharing life on her Kansas farm through her blog, “Kim’s County Line.”
Tell me about your farm. We’re primarily wheat farmers. We also have a cow-calf operation. We’ve got feeder cattle and we also raise some corn, but we’re not big corn farmers by...
Exhibitors talk about showing cattle and being a part of the livestock industry.
Lexi Marek talks about her family's farm and how her involvement with agriculture lead her to where she is today.
A young New York woman's abandoned family farm is just out of her reach
Violet Stone of Ithaca, New York, happily remembers visiting her grandparents on their 90-acre farm. When her grandmother shut the door to the house for the last time, it became abandoned. It’s...
Learn about dry farming and how one walnut orchard in Paso Robles, California created its own distinguished brand.
And how to stop the bickering
The cows are getting a lot of attention in Whiteland, Indiana
Amy Kelsay, her husband Joe, and their three children live on a six-generation dairy and crop farm in Whiteland, Indiana. The farm has been in operation since 1837 when it was land-granted to the...
The next time you walk around the farm, look for the birds
If you have a lot of birds on your farm, chances are the ecosystem is healthy. Researchers at the University of Nebraska have developed what they call a “healthy farm index.” It measures...
First generation farmers grow a business—and a fulfilling rural life.