Mead's Kerry and Angela Knuth, farming along with their two sons Gregory, 16, and Garrison, 13, typify the high-tech investment today's farmer relies upon to produce. Knuth Farms is "a family farm founded on the work ethic of parents and grandparents, yet continually advancing through our investment in modern equipment and technology," they say. Sit back and enjoy this stylishly produced visual story of their last-winter's wheat harvest.
Brothers Homer and Larry Buell discuss the conservation practices that have kept their family's Bassett, Neb., ranch in business for over 130 years.
Take a tour of a typical medium-sized Nebraska crop, hog and cattle farm, as Columbus' Luckey family farmers explain why today's farming tools actually reduce the environmental footprint of raising crops and animals.
Perhaps no better embodiment of the grocery-to-farmer connection embodied in Farmer Goes to Market can be found than Albion farmer Hillary Maricle, whose parents owned a grocery in Spaulding while much of the rest of her extended family farmed. With those roots founded in the best of both worlds, she went on to help run this sixth-generation Nebraska cattle and crop farm.
Joan Ruskamp, who feeds cattle near Dodge, takes you on a short tour of her feedlot while using a unique method to put the issue of hormone-based cattle implants into context for your shoppers.