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The Gravedigger’s Tale: Farm Venture Turns Into Ministry

David Heidt is far more than a gravedigger—he is a minister of comfort. Beneath the ground of Heidt’s farmland, 2,500 meticulous horse burials testify to his care and service.

1 year ago
This Maryland seedstock operation satisfies beef-loving urban consumers with Angus beef while collecting data for future genetic selection.
Local Beef Success Before Local Was Cool

This Maryland seedstock operation satisfies beef-loving urban consumers with Angus beef while collecting data for future genetic selection.

2 years ago
Food, Direct From the Farm to Your Table - Part 2

New ways of marketing your product direct to your customers is a way of trying to stay ahead of the markets. Dierks Farm not only sells beef online, but also handles the logistics of how it arrives.

2 years ago
Food, Direct From the Farm to Your Table, Part 1

In today's show, we'll visit with a Pam Dierks of Dierks Farms who talks about how they had to diversify to a different type of marketing so that their sons could be a part of their farm. Part 1 of a series.

2 years ago
Cargill
Cargill Goes Tech With Plan to Nurture New Wave of Food Startups

Cargill Goes Tech With Plan to Nurture New Wave of Food Startups

2 years ago