Debbie Lyons-Blythe and her husband Duane Blythe are raising five teenagers, and 500 head of cattle on a ranch in Kansas. Debbie posts to her blog weekly to share with people around the world what life is like in rural Kansas and how her family works every day to ensure a safe, nutritious supply of beef to consumers
Mark and Kim Harms own and operate the Harms Plainview Ranch along with their children, Taylor, Cade and Payton. Together, they raise Angus, Red Angus and Charolais cattle. Their ranch is located on Kim's family's 120-year-old homestead. The children are the fifth generation working the land.
Troy Hadrick is a fifth generation rancher from western South Dakota. Advocates for
Agriculture was born from a passion for telling the positive story of agriculture.
Will Gilmer is a 30 year old, third generation Alabama dairy farmer. He returned home to
farm with his father in 2001 after graduating from Miss. State University. His wife is a 1st
Grade teacher and they have two young children. Will became an internet sensation
with "Water and Poo" a song about nutrient management.
Jeff Fowle is a fourth generation family farmer and rancher from Etna, Calif. He and his
wife Erin and son Kyle raise registered Angus cattle, Percheron draft horses, warmbloods,
alfalfa and alfalfa-grass hay. They also start and train horses for riding, jumping and