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Farmer Profile – Russ Shroll

This month we are pleased to introduce you to our very own Russ Shroll.  Russ has operated Sweet Hills Farm, our homeplace, for 10 years.  He takes outstanding care of our farm, as well as all the other land he … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile – Jeff Hartman

I met this month’s farmer, Jeff Hartman, of Hartman Farms, through Leadership Idaho Agriculture. He is in my class, and I have really enjoyed getting to know him. His family has a long history on their farm, and I know … Continue reading

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Farmer Update from John Sturtevant

Hi Everyone, I hope you survived the New Year, and now we are onto regular time. I just received a nice note from John Sturtevant, the farmer we profiled last March.  He has sent a couple of other updates, and … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile – Mary Hillebrecht

This month we are delighted to introduce you to Mary Hillebrecht of Escondido, California.  Mary and I have been dear friends since our college days at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.  We were roommates for 2 years, and … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile – Les Ryan

We are very pleased to introduce you to Les and Laurie Ryan, farmers who live in Colton, Washington.  This is the heart of  the rich Palouse region located on the Washington-Idaho border.  Their operation is called Ryan River Ranch, and … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile – Jim Lowe of The Farmstead

We were very excited when Jim Lowe, owner and operator of The Farmstead, a corn maze and harvest festival, agreed to be interviewed for kissmytractor. He gave us a whole hour of his time on a Friday afternoon – the … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile – Janie Burns of Meadowlark Farm

This month we are delighted to introduce you to our neighbor and longtime acquaintance, Janie Burns.  Janie owns and operates Meadowlark Farm in Nampa, Idaho, and has been long heralded as the spearhead of sustainable and natural farming in our … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile – Todd and Heather Strader

     This month we are pleased to introduce you to TH Farms LLC, owned and operated by Todd and Heather Strader.  Todd and Heather were both raised in the Colfax, Washington area.  After college they had careers away from … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile – Mark Richter

     This month, we are happy to introduce you to Mark Richter of Endicott, Washington, located in the Palouse Country of Eastern Washington state.  We have worked with Mark since 1993; in that time, we have seen him become very … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile – Guy Therrien

  This month, we are very pleased to introduce you to Farmer Guy Therrien of the Palouse Country, located in Eastern Washington state.  He and his wife, Jeanne, (a fourth generation farmer), work with her father, Allan Hood. The Therrien Family,back row: … Continue reading

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