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Producer Features

We bring you feature articles on successful forage producers and their business models to help you enrich your management style.

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Gary Wilson from Jenera, Ohio, has been active in the forage industry as a producer, extension agent and educator, and has sat on many forage-related organizational boards. His forage involvement has spanned a lifetime.

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For northeastern Georgia producer Terry Chandler and his wife Deborah, owning a farm seemed more of a faint dream than a reality.

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President of American Forage and Grassland Council 

What’s your professional background?

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Bob Barker, from Waverly, Iowa, says, “Leonard Rayhons told me way back when I was in high school, ‘Bob, make sure you marry a two-bucket girl.’ I looked at him puzzled and said, ‘What's a two bucket girl?’ Leonard, who was 80-plus years old, said, ‘A two-bucket girl is a girl that can do two or more things at once – helping on the farm, no matter what the job, wash your hog clothes without complaining, have lunches for the tractor, manage the house and be the glue of the family.’”

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The old adage “If you build it, they will come” is something Canadian grower Derek Axten swears by. He has found that through a mix of progressive practices, he can improve biological activity and soil quality, while achieving every farmer’s dream of increasing profitability.

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There’s an old story about two men on a train. One of them, seeing some naked-looking sheep in a field, said, “Those sheep have just been sheared.” The other looked a moment longer and then said, “They seem to be – on this side.” (Mindfulness, Ellen Langer)

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