The Life of Agriculture

  • Slide 1

    The Tranquil Windmill

    A windmill sits upon a grassy pasture, undisturbed on a calm summer day.

  • Slide 2

    Waiting For the Bale

    A young farmer patiently waits to throw the next fresh bale on a haystack.

  • Slide 3

    Cut From a Different Cloth

    Jaimie Blythe, owner of Blythe Farms in Courtland, Alabama, examines her cotton before harvest begins.

  • Slide 4

    10,000 Degrees

    A worker bonds metal with precision as he finishes up a weld.

  • Slide 5

    The Winter Storm Approaches

    A farmer greases his snow blower before hopefully the last winter storm of the season.

  • Slide 7


    Jim Huff of Sullivan Auctioneers spots a bidder amongst interested farmers at an auction near Carman, IL.

  • Slide 8

    Taking the Leap

    An interested buyer writes on his buyer number at a local farm auction.

  • Slide 9

    The Auction Cry

    Dan Sullivan of Sullivan Auctioneers gives one last chance as he prepares to close a sale at a retirement equipment auction in Carman, Illinois.

  • Slide 10

    Warming Up

    A young boy takes a break from standing and warms up in his father’s arms as the auction proceeds near Carman, IL.

  • Slide 11

    Shop ’Til You Drop

    Rachel Asher, from adams County, Illinois, walks on a flatbed trailer holding a piece of equipment she and her husband just repaired. As she makes her way through the piles of tools and parts, she explains that shop time is an important part of everyday work.

  • Slide 12

    Like Mother, Like Daughter

    Peggy and Brain Duesterhaus own and operate a diversified family farm near Menden, Illinois. Here, Peggy and her daughter, Nicole do morning chores.

  • Slide 13

    A Brilliant Glow

    Joan Ruskamp is a FarmHer from the small town of Dodge in eastern Nebraska. Ruskamp is running regular early-morning cattle checks at the feedlot she owns and operates with her husband, Steve.

  • Slide 14

    From The Source

    Chad Fertig, a dairy farmer from Wall Lake, Iowa, begins the milking process on his newly-constructed dairy operation.

A collection of photos depicting life in agriculture including images from "Life in Ag" and "Farm Her".

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