The battle of ecology and economy as seen through the eyes of a hybrid farmer
- Standard Kink
- Can a small-time cow operation and big-time turkey producer be the same farmer?
Fifty cattle that are hormone and antibiotic free roam farmer Chris Boeckmann’s land. They share the 185 acres with his other livestock – 50,000 turkeys that he’s raising for Cargill Inc.
Harvest Public Media delves into Boeckmann’s farm as a way into a discussion of what the farms of the future might look like. The story looks at how the tension between ecology and economy is being played out, not just on neighboring farms but on one farmer’s single tract of land.