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View From the Cab
Tue Apr 2, 2013 08:21 AM CDT

Editor's note: This year's View From the Cab series features two young, diversified farmers, Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., and William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo. The following is a profile of Bercaw. Sheppard was profiled last week.


LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- Today's U.S. farms use mechanization to replace many aspects of physical labor. That has allowed farms to become larger as fewer farmers do the work of many. So it is unusual to see a Corn Belt farm sprout up based not on horsepower of its tractors, but the pulling power of ...

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