Krista Stauffer is a wife, mother of three, and first-generation millennial dairy farmer. Krista met her husband in 2009 when he moved to her hometown to start his own dairy farm. They were married the following year. Today, she works side by side with him and their kids on their 140-cow dairy. She shares their everyday farm life on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and her blog.
Tim Durham’s family operates Deer Run Farm — a 30-acre truck (vegetable) farm on Long Island, New York. With no shortage of “fake news” about farming, he decided to become an agvocate — countering heated rhetoric with sensible facts. Tim has a degree in plant medicine, the equivalent of a plant M.D. He’s currently an Assistant Professor of Agronomy at Ferrum College in Virginia.
Ryan Kuster, the force behind the informational and insightful YouTube channel How Farms Work, is a beef and crop farmer based in Wisconsin. He created his channel in 2012 to help show non-rural people how farming is done in the Midwest. The topics for each of his videos come directly from his experiences on his farm, and he now has roughly 380 videos posted. Ryan’s website can be found here, and he’s on Facebook, and Twitter.
Michelle Miller, the Farm Babe, was once a big-city girl and moved to rural Iowa for love. Once there, she learned that her original thoughts of modern agriculture were very inaccurate (based on mainstream Hollywood media and marketing) and now enjoys debunking myths and spreading facts about REAL farms from REAL farmers. Michelle can be found on Facebook, and Twitter.
U.S. farmers are the most efficient, productive, and environmentally-friendly in the world. The goal of The Farmer’s Daughter USA blog is to promote those farmers and tackle the misinformation swirling around the U.S. food industry. Amanda’s website can be found here, and she’s on Facebook, and Twitter.
Jenny Burgess is the author of the Farmwife Transparency blog, where she tries to bridge the information gap between farmers and consumers. Jenny and her husband own Burgess Hill Farms in Kansas, and she is a mom to two kids. Jenny’s website can be found here, and her family farm is on Facebook here and on Twitter here.
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I gotta give a shout out to my home state. Yes, I am a proud cheesehead. I love brats, beer, squeaky Culver’s cheese curds, and the Green Bay Packers, and I am proud to be raised as a 4-H kid in America’s Dairyland. Dairy — the cheesy deliciousness we love so much. Did you know […]
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