Building to the Big Leagues
This farm family takes a “Moneyball” approach to its operation.
When your farming operation is spread across five counties, getting from field to field is no easy feat. For the Barnard family, based in Foosland, Illinois, a roundtrip journey to check crops puts well more than 100 miles on the farm truck. They call it their “ring of fire.”
Farming On Demand
Is there such a thing as “double custom farming”? Because it seems like Robert Jantzi takes the idea at least one step further.
Custom farmer Robert Jantzi breaks into a quick, silent laugh when asked about his busiest time of year. “Spring. Summer. Fall,” he says, pausing for a smile between each word. He’s not pausing for much else these days.
A Custom Farming Fleet Featuring the Massey Ferguson 8730S
When it comes to custom farming, uptime is essential. That’s why a Massey Ferguson 8700S Series tractor fit this grower’s needs. SEE THE STORY >>