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How Young Dairy Farmer Leaders Share Their Farm Story
Multi-generation Midwest dairy farmer champions – Michael Johnson, Melisa Konecky, Evan Metzger and Darcy Steffes – talk about the importance of connecting with people to share their farm family stories.
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Working together to raise and harvest crops, milk cows, and care for animals has been a tradition for the Hansen family of Hudson, Iowa, for more than 150 years. In order to provide opportunities for the sixth generation of the Hansen family to be involved in the farm, they added several new traditions, including processing milk, ice cream and other products on the farm, opening retail stores and delivering products to stores throughout the area.
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