The Art of Planting - 2
Tue Feb 24, 2015 06:46 AM CST

Springtime mornings start early on the Krusemark farm, near Trimont, Minn. At sunrise, 23-year-old Caleb feeds the 30-head cow/calf Simmental and Angus herd while his father Brad tends to the 2,400-head of contract feeder hogs. After chores, it's a quick breakfast over some of his mother Rochelle's fresh pastries. Around the table, they catch up on tasks for the day: which fields need to be sprayed, where Caleb will start to till so Brad can get going with the corn planter, and where Rochelle plans to plant the 70 evergreen seedlings she's just ...

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