Meet a Farmer

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    Get to know the Carpenter Ranch Family

    The Carpenters run a cow/calf operation consisting of Angus/Charolais crossbreds in Jackson County, while raising their son, Calvin.

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    Water Conservation on the Farm

    It’s late January and the planting season is still weeks away as Kyle Deaver pulls a new nozzle from a toolbox and explains how once it is installed on an irrigation system it will deliver “big, fat uniform droplets” to crops. Switching equipment is part of a water conservation plan that will also...

  • Meet the Basinger Ranch Family

    Chad Basinger is a rancher in Kansas who loves what he does and says he wouldn't want to do anything else. Learn more about his ranch family.