Spangle, Wash., farmer Bob Sievers is finding success in switching to no-till farming from conventional farming. Sievers hopes to further increase the diversiification of his farm with cover crops and crop rotations.
Garth Mulkey grows cover crop seed for his company, GS3 Quality Seed, which caters to the Midwest ma
Garlic is king in Santa Clara County, Calif., and George Chiala Farms is one of the biggest players.
Scott Turpin grows sugarbeets on his busy farm.
It may be called Better Tater Farm, but it grows mainly alfalfa and Timothy hay.
Family farm prospers, but dry year could be a concern.
Inaba family overcomes internment and other roadblocks to become successful farmers.
A couple makes a transition from the back to the land movement to organic farming.
Brosi Sugar Tree Farms grows vegetables, berries and sells half of crop to U-pickers.
Ruddenklaus give no-till a try and find it works wonders for their farm.
The Rasgorshek farm grows a wide variety of crops, including several seed crops.
The Atchley farm grows certified seed potatoes and other crops in eastern Idaho.
The Sayers are growing a special variety of barley, developed by Oregon State University, that is drawing attention from craft brewers.
So often the term "family farm" is applied to agriculture. The implication is that such farms are similar. White similarities do exists, the differences among the farms add great texture to the meaning.