Even on a small scale, farming takes balance. Especially with a garden and sheep. Learn how Johnnie Jones manages his 20-acre operation in Havana, Fla.
Things have changed a lot in 150 years since the Davis family started farming in Jackson County, Florida. Instead of walking behind mule-pulled plows, they ride in air conditioned, self-driving, GPS-guided 295-horsepower tractors.
Mary Shea planted 1.6 acres of perennial wildflowers as wildlife habitat along the perimeters of her forest.
Outside of Pace, Fla., the Wendt family raises vegetables, specialty crops and manages a high-tech operation starting transplants for wholesale. For them, modern technology and old fashioned hard work is a recipe for success.
The Snider family grows crops on 700 acres, manages 2 feed stores, 8 chicken houses and 50-head of cattle and do most of the work themselves so they can realize their lifelong dream: owning their own farmland.
Date: Apr 12, 2016
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Date: May 10, 2016
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