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Finding Strength Through Weakness

After foot surgery, farmer Joan Ruskamp became dependent on other people. As it turns out, that was okay.

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How One Bomb Cyclone Led to a Stronger Cattle Operation

One terrible winter storm caused Sallie and her family to adjust their entire business model to ensure that their land and cattle flourish.

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Rachel Gray: Tell us about a good thing from 2021 that you plan to take with you?

After surviving a severe drought, Minnesota farmer Rachel Gray says to always talk to other people and watch for new ways to do things.

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Addie Yoder: What good thing from 2021 will you take with you?

Addie’s new food solution saves her from the worst question of the day: “What’s for dinner?”

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Working with Dad: The Early Bird Gets the Best Tractor

Most family members call dibs on the last brownie. Krista and her dad squabble over one thing – her favorite tractor. Who knew that generations of women have been driving tractors and semi-trucks on farms for more than half a century?

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Dad vs. Brown Swiss: Who is Mary’s Superhero?

There is a country road that separates Mary’s grain farm from her parent’s dairy farm. She bridges them together through her food truck, soft-serve ice cream, cheese and tours.