With temps rising and the grass greening up, we’ve been itching to get out and shoot some spring farm photos – almost as anxious as farmers in central Minnesota are to get out and plant. We called on Bruce Peterson, of Far Gaze Farms, who was waiting for a load of seed and making some final […]
It’s tradition: Christmas at Teri’s family’s ranch in eastern Wyoming. It’s as central to the holiday as the Christmas tree, the church nativity service, candy in our stockings, eggnog, and the big family dinner. We couldn’t imagine doing it any other way. We celebrate a “First ranch Christmas,” then travel three hours south, through a mountain pass, to my parents […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]