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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Kings of the Hills: Baling Wheat Residue in the Palouse

Through careful stewardship and adaptation to changing times, producers in the Palouse region have not only sustained their operations, but also found new markets.

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A Farmer’s Perspective: Immigrant Workers and Their Critical Role

Immigrant farm laborers have been part and parcel of the North American agricultural landscape for more than a century. What few outside ag realize, however, is just how critical their role is in feeding a hungry world.

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Scape & Scrape: Working In Extreme Weather

Brian Fuller, who plows snow in the winter and landscapes in warmer months, loves hands-on labor, living on the farm and his prospects for future growth.

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Women in Agriculture: Finding Common Ground

A grassroots network of women in agriculture wants consumers to see them as the face of food production.

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