Survive and Thrive
Fri Jan 23, 2015 02:39 PM CST

"A Country Boy Can Survive" is one of Hank Williams Jr.'s best-known songs, and soybean producers may be humming along as they gear up for the 2015 crop. With grain prices down, this is as good a year as any to tighten the belt -- to survive the downturn in the bean market.

It's a tune Travis Starnes, Union County, N.C., may know well. No matter the market prices, he has been producing cost-efficient yields for several years. The 36-year-old farmer from Circle S Ranch took top honors in North Carolina's 2013 Most ...

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