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How Your Garden Grows (It's Not Too Different from Corn!)

How Your Garden Grows (It's Not Too Different from Corn!)

For me, growing plants is both a profession and a hobby. I’m an avid gardener, but my day-to-day job is helping farmers grow healthy crops. My education in plant and soil science can be applied to thousands of acres of corn, wheat and soybeans — and it can just as easily be used to help a few tomato plants thrive in my backyard.

How to Support Family Farms: Fill a Grocery Cart

How to Support Family Farms: Fill a Grocery Cart

Buy local” is a phrase I hear often — even in rural America. As a farmer, my job is to put safe, healthy foods on tables across America. That includes my local community.