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View From the Cab
Tue May 20, 2014 10:08 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- Since its inception, the 12,000-year-old practice of agriculture has gone from one of bare survival to the modern American farmer who grows enough to feed 155 kindred souls. That's just one reason why View From the Cab farmers Karen Johnson of Avoca, Iowa, and Jamie Harris of Madison, Fla., are important. People depend on them.

The Johnsons' crop is in. Karen and her husband Bill have finished planting... almost. The four-acre paddock where calving cows are kept has been disced up prior to being seeded to soybeans.

Cows and calves ...

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