“I went from 1/800 of an acre my first year to 40 to 50 acres today.”
For as long as he can remember, Gavin Spoor has wanted to farm. However, not growing up in a farming family didn’t make it easy for the 22-year-old’s dream.
Third-generation farmers, Austin and Kendall Heiniger farm nearly 2,300 acres of corn, soybeans, and winter wheat; maintain a feedlot operation and hog barn; and raise their three boys.
First generation farmer, Peter Lizza is making his dream a reality in upstate New York.
Lillie Beringer does it all.
The fourth-generation farmers are thinking outside the box to make their dream work for them.