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  • Soybean Harvest Combines Rolling

    Minnesota soybean harvest, combine-tractor in tendem, farm photo by AgriLife Studios

    Out in Southwestern Minnesota the country is pretty big, and so are the combines. Today we were hunting big combines, running the back roads (like we always do on our way to a shoot). We found these awesome rigs pulling in soybeans. We asked if we could shoot. The guys said “sure!” Shawn jumped up in the cab and met […]

  • Agriculture Photography and Video
  • We Are Agriculture farm photography portrait no.3

    John and Cindy, farmers, partners. (c) AgriLife Studios, all rights reserved

    Some folks see farming as hard work, and it certainly is that. But John and Cindy Mages make it look like fun. We met the Mages at their place near Belgrade, Minnesota, for a custom farm photography shoot with the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (visit www.mncorn.org or follow the Minnesota Corn Growers on Facebook). Cindy greeted us with donuts. John was all […]

  • Agriculture Photography and Video
  • Communicating Agriculture From the Ground Up

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    The members of the National Agri-Marketers’ Association (NAMA) are an amazing bunch of people, grounded in a legacy that’s all about producing good stuff from the earth, all working to share the stories of and promote solutions for farmers, ranchers and producers around the globe. We’re privileged to have the opportunity to work with our agri-marketing […]

  • Portraits of Agriculture
  • We Are Agriculture farm photography no. 2

    farm photo goat farmer 4H leader

    This farm photography blog post from AgriLife Studios features Cristine Nielsen, a dairy goat farmer from Rogers, Minnesota, who knows something about making the small things count. She’s raised two now-adult daughters on the family farm, and has two younger kids working their way up. She serves as a leader for her local 4H club, and as the fair superintendent and project development director for the county 4H dairy goat program.

  • Portraits of Agriculture
  • We Are Agriculture photography portrait no.1

    Kevin Petersen, owner, Anoka Independent Grain and Feed, Anoka, MN. AgriLife Studios (c) all rights reserved.

    Proudly independent, proudly agriculture, Kevin Petersen grew up working hard on the family turkey farms, cleaning barns, driving truck, delivering for the mill his grandfather helped build and manage since the 1940s. The Anoka Independent Grain and Feed mill is located just two blocks off Main Street in downtown Anoka, Minnesota, hugging the East bank of […]

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  • Simple joys of shooting Agriculture Stock Photography: Dairy cows in the sunshine

    Dairy heifers in the sun (c) AgriLife Studios

    It’s days like this that make me love what I do. We went out to shoot agriculture stock photography on a crisp sunny morning in September. Location: the beautiful Landwehr Dairy farm in central Minnesota, where we received a warm welcome and a tour from our very gracious hosts, Dennis and Marlene (stay tuned more on them in an upcoming post). […]