LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS
The Landless Generation - 2
Tue Nov 6, 2012 10:22 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Every night after LeRoy Zierke's hip replacement surgery in December 2008, he received a visit from Adam Venteicher, now 24, to see what he could help with on the farm.

Later, when Zierke considered renting out 160 acres of irrigated farmland near Pierce, Neb., he remembered Venteicher's attentiveness.

"I never asked him to come over," Zierke said. "I told my wife I know who is going to get first chance at it if he wants to farm and rent it."

Zierke, a retired farmer, could have opted for the large sums of money flashed by bigger farmers. ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Weathering the Drought
Farmland: Trophy or Investment?
Klinefelter: By the Numbers
Who Burned the Beans?
Rates Too Low Too Long
Under The Covers
Land Conversion May Be Overstated
View From the Cab
Using Zoning Regs to Ban Fracking
Keystone Action Coming