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Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:44 AM CDT

Editor's Note: DTN/The Progressive Farmer will offer two $2,375 scholarships to the next Texas A&M TEPAP mid-career management course Jan. 4-10, 2015 in Austin, Texas. For details go to Scholarship deadline is Oct. 15.

AUSTIN, Texas (DTN) -- Iowa farmer and cattleman Zach Reiter may be only 36, but he's already a master of reinvention.

"Cattle were my life when I got out of college," he said. "Nothing could match the feeling of holding a newborn calf in your hands."

But 14 years later, cattle contribute only 20% of the farm's income and he now concentrates on a ...

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