Features

Raising Raisins

For Navroop Pooni, it’s a generational thing. Like his father and his father’s father before him, raisins are the family business.

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A Peaceful Place

A grower of exotic lilies finds her sweet spot in hybridizing beautiful flowers and in the life she’s created on her family farm.

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He’s the Hub

As a farmer, small-town mayor and proprietor of a farm supply store, Joey Wilson is plugged into what’s happening now and what it’ll take to help his children succeed down the road.

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Heavy Metal, High Tech

This Illinois farmer says he was slow to adopt precision ag technology. But now, after a few years under his belt, he’s excited about the results.

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Farm Fatale

Stories from a city girl gone mad over cows, farms, dairies, a certain guy who would become her husband and just about all things rural.

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Bean Boom Or Bust: Brazil’s Battle to Be Soybean King

Analysts have claimed for years that Brazil will become the world leader in soybean production, but pioneering farmers face many challenges there. Nevertheless, U.S. growers should take heed.

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Young Farmers: Growing Their Future and Ours

We asked several about their challenges and goals, then listened as each spoke of hard lessons learned, their passion for farming and hopes for the future.

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The Boeres

Young Farmers: The Boeres

With family in the dairy business for more than 175 years, this young producer hopes to continue the legacy despite a quickly changing ag landscape.

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The Robertses

Young Farmers: The Robertses

Will and Becky Roberts stretch themselves beyond the one-commodity revenue stream to grow their income through a complementary fence- and gate-building business in Virginia.

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The Skobergs

Young Farmers: The Skobergs

Skoberg married his wife, Shelly, two years ago, creating a robust blended family in the process. When everyone’s home, it’s all hands on deck.

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