Growers & Producer Stories

LSU AgCenter’s Craig Gautreaux ventures into the heart of northwest Louisiana to witness agriculture’s ongoing struggle with extreme drought conditions there.
Two Tennessee farmers were named National Young Farmer and Ranchers winners during the 105th annual meeting of the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Two Tennessee farmers were named National Young Farmer & Rancher winners during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 105th annual meeting last week.
In this behind-the-scenes look at the newest episode of Where the Food Comes From, “Simple as Corn, Part 1,” written by show producer and script supervisor Donna Sanders, follow the crew during their time filming in Sun Prairie and Coloma, Wisconsin.
Cole and Nicole Roper embody a commitment to agriculture that extends far beyond the fields they cultivate in the heart of Georgia. The Farm Monitor takes us to their Royston-based operation to find out their secrets to success.
Discover the secrets behind the vibrant colors and festive allure of poinsettias. From the warm embrace of Virginia summers to the precise timing of planting in July, the labor of love unfolds as the plants mature just in time for the holiday season.
McAlpine Christmas Tree Farm stands as a testament to more than four decades of dedication and a family’s commitment to bringing joy to the holiday season.
Meet David and Lindsey Morgan, the dynamic duo behind Georgia’s Morgan Family Farm! The couple, honored as the Georgia Farm Bureau’s 2023 Young Farmer & Rancher Achievement Award recipients, attributes their success to an unwavering commitment to each other and a shared vision.
Meet the Andrus who believe that hard work is one of the best starts to a successful life. Together, they work at his family ranch and started their own ranching operation.
Iowa soybean farmers recently had an opportunity to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Their discussion revolved around the importance of continued agricultural trade as China remains the largest destination for U.S. soybean exports.
The North Carolina Farm Bureau’s L.E.A.D. program is a development initiative that aims to foster and enhance the skills of individuals and couples actively engaged in agricultural production.
The Virginia Farm Bureau is showcasing some of the 1,400 Christmas tree growers across the state as they engage in a year-round labor of love behind these iconic holiday symbols — from novice tree grower like Ricky Lapkin to seasoned veterans of the industry like Timothy O’Neal.
A Louisiana mental health advocate and part-time cattle producer explains why talking about mental health is so important in rural communities — especially during the holidays when compounding stress can start to take a mental toll.
We head to Worthey Christmas Tree Farm in Mississippi, where the crisp air and festive spirit of the holiday season blend seamlessly with the charm of a local Christmas tree farm.
With the peanut harvest in full swing, The Georgia Farm Monitor traces one of the state’s key crops on its journey from the fields to the shelling plant, revealing a complex process guided by the man in the middle — peanut buying points.
Awarded the prestigious title of Mississippi Farm Bureau’s Farm Woman of the Year, Greta’s journey is a testament to hard work, family dedication, and a passion for agriculture.
Over the years, Rustic Pines Christmas Tree Farm — nestled just outside Kiester, Minnesota — has become much than just a place to find the perfect holiday tree.
For over a century, Skyhart Farms in Washington State has not only witnessed breathtaking views but has also woven a narrative of dedication, hard work, and a profound love for U.S. Registered Holsteins.
The North Carolina Farm Bureau recently visited Myers Greenhouse to uncover the remarkable journey behind this blooming success story.
Awarded the 2023 Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Excellence and Leadership Award, V.O. Campbell’s journey is a testament to a lifetime dedicated to the well-being of farmers and the agricultural community.
Learn how a farmer and NRCS are teaming up to implement beneficial environmental stewardship practices.