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Peterson Farm Bros & their cows dance in the Git Up Challenge

· February 19, 2021

In this fun video, the Peterson Farm Brothers caught their cows participating in the Git Up Challenge. Granted some of their moo-ves look a bit rehearsed, but they still nail the choreography. In addition to the cows, two of the brothers jump in on the fun and bust a moo-ve with their wives.  On their […]

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Iowa farmer gets into the weeds of tough tax rules

· February 5, 2021

Ben Van Roekel, who runs the iowANFarmer YouTube channel, is a second-generation grower in southern Iowa. With the arrival of the Biden administration, Van Roekel has concerns about some of the policy changes that the new national leadership is implementing. Among them are the newly proposed tax plans on generational farming. He notes that, at […]

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Farmer Derek and his adventures with eagles

· January 26, 2021

The bald eagle, the iconic American bird, landed on Derek Klingenberg’s farm in 2020. A pair of eagles built a nest, and now Derek has an eagle cam trained on the site to watch for eggs.  In this video, we follow Derek’s joy and excitement at seeing the eagles on his land, getting the cam […]

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How to implement good conservation practices on a ranch

· January 22, 2021

For farmers and ranchers, working the fields and livestock for generations is the goal for most family producers. However, that is easier said than done when considering the limited natural resources that surround the operation. One ranching family, Maddux Cattle Company, reached out to their local Natural Resource Conservation Service office to help create a […]

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Growth plan: Sylvanaqua Farms talks about how it’s expanding

· January 19, 2021

Chris Newman has become an outspoken leader for the minority farming community — a face of an industry to speaks raw truth about how agriculture has long been, as well as where it should be going. Newman, who was featured in 2020 in this AGDAILY article, left a tech career in Washington, D.C., in 2013 […]

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When an electric pole killed 3 cows, producer reached out for help

· January 13, 2021

Billy Lynch, a cattle producer, had his livestock grazing in a pasture with powerlines running through it, like so many producers do. However, Lynch was not a customer of that particular power company. So one night when a storm got particular rough, a rotted electric pole in that field fell and killed three of his […]

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