Aspire, Adapt, Advance: Calculating for Success on the Farm
Michel and Hanneke Camps grow their business by adapting to new technology with their own brand of innovation.
“I’ve done the math,” says Michel Camps, reeling off the statistics for the business he built with his wife, Hanneke. Their CP Farms—near Barnwell, Alberta, in the heart of the province’s potato country—is responsible for “something like 12 million portions of fries... We can make a lot of fries out of an acre of potatoes,” he says, about 11,000 servings, based on an average 21-ton-per-acre yield.
Fendt Tractors: Launching Innovation on the Farm
Farmers are natural entrepreneurs, and the Camps are no exception. Innovators need equipment that can keep up, and Fendt tractors fit that bill. SEE THE STORY
Farming with Spirit
Faith and farming are transformative—and inseparable—for the McDowell family on their fourth-generation farm.
When the pastor takes the pulpit at County Line Baptist Church in Halifax County, Virginia, a 5-foot cattle prod leans at his side. It’s not a prop. It’s not what might be known in ministry circles as an “object lesson.”
For Pastor Michael McDowell, it’s an essential part of his story.
The Massey Fergsuon 5711: Perfect Prize for an Award-Winning Livestock Operation
It didn’t take Farmer of the Year Michael McDowell long to be impressed with the ideal utility tractor for his operation. SEE THE STORY