There is nothing quite like growing up on the farm, watching your dad work and knowing he must be superman. Stan and Bill Uphoff have some fun memories of growing up on the farm. Like most farm kids, their best memories are working with their dad on the farm. However, not everything on the farm […]
Anyone who lives in a small town knows the one location to see all the farmers at 5:30 in the morning — the coffee shop. Want to hear the latest gossip? Coffee shop. Want to hear about one-sided politics? Coffee shop. Although the coffee shop drinkers are always messing around, you can always get some […]
When Trent Loos speaks about ag, lots of people do well to listen. And here, the popular sixth-generation farmer talks about cattle’s amazing ability to up-cycle protein — and how, deep down, humans are striving to be as efficient as a cow when it comes to our global footprint. “A ruminant animal takes that corn [which […]
Lee Mecham is a cowboy, a cattleman, a saddle maker, and a man full of experience and stories. V6 Media sat down for an afternoon in his shop to hear about his 50-year career as a custom saddle maker, his thoughts on what a “real cowboy” is, and some of the lessons he has learned […]
Matt Goble of Dry Bottom Farms in Utah has something he says he “has to get off his chest.” We understand! Matt goes into the statement by the Golden Globes, which were held this past weekend, that they were going “meatless” to help curb their environmental footprint. Wait just a darned minute! When you include the private […]
In the agricultural industry, we understand the importance of future generations and passing on the passion for our industry. Jed Gerdes says he wasn’t born a tractor driver, but that he did it for the next generation. “I did it for the next generation. I knew if I stopped, it stopped with me — there […]
Lasers, sensors, circuit boards — what kind of Christmas is this for these baby calves? Well, it’s a Farmer Derek kind of Christmas. He uses all this tech to go for a special rendition of “Carol of the Bells,” which you’ll have to see to understand how it all works!
Tired of a regular ol’ green Christmas tree? Wyckoff’s Christmas Tree Farm in New Jersey has some ideas on how to fix that. The farm sells trees that are painted with a colorful latex-based solution, one made especially for Christmas trees. So now, people can buy trees in red, white, blue, pink, or purple. Just a […]
The Goodenough family has been growing and selling Christmas trees for over 40 years, and daughter Kaitlin now works to help manage the operation and be front-and-center during this busy time of year. Not only are Christmas trees an amazingly sustainable agricultural commodity, Kaitlin says she also loves the family experience of getting to cut […]
Cowboys who were in Las Vegas for the National Finals Rodeo have gone viral in an unlikely way — they helped police capture a suspected car thief. KTNV described it as a “scene right out of the Wild West,” and the news station was able to talk with one of the cowboys involved.