In 2006, after hearing that his father wanted to sell some of his cows, Mike Orwig decided it was time he carry on the family tradition. After realizing his passion for cattle, he moved his family from a suburb in Des Moines to 70 acres of land in rural Io
Earlier this year, Josh and Jeremy Gerwin of Bradner, Ohio, closed on 78 acres of flat, tiled land about 25 miles south of Lake Erie. If all goes well, it could be the start of another generation of Gerwins on northwest Ohio land they've farmed since after
Farm Safety 4 Just Kids works to raise awareness about rural health and safety hazards to protect children and youth. The backbone of the organization is the 135 volunteer chapters who work with Outreach Coordinators, extension and safety specialists, and
Andy Bettencourt has been a farmer in training for most of his 25 years. As a young boy he would follow his dad and the hired hands around the Crows Landing, California, farm, eager to learn all aspects of the operation.