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Best Young Farmers/Ranchers-5
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:09 AM CST

Editor's note: Now in its fourth year, DTN/The Progressive Farmer's America's Best Young Farmers and Ranchers recognizes the next generation of farmers and ranchers who are building successful agricultural businesses and who are making positive impacts on agriculture and in their communities. This is the fifth in a series of stories highlighting the 2014 honorees. The stories were originally published in the February issue of The Progressive Farmer.


To understand the business practices Jeremy Jack and Stacie Jack-Koger follow as they build their Belzoni, Miss., Silent Shade Planting Company, consider the construction of a bridge. A bridge is erected in ...

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