Beth Clark

Beth grew up on a family row crop, hog and beef farm in Byron, Michigan, where she now lives with her husband and two dogs. She received a B.S. in agribusiness management from Michigan State University and is now working full time in the animal nutrition space, while chipping away at a master’s in Ag Education. She’s a self-proclaimed nerd; lover of books, bourbon, Spartan football and all things livestock.

Apr 25, 2017

by Beth Clark

I’m not sure who came up with the phrase “rub some dirt in it”, but I’d bet that he or she was a farmer. It’s no secret that farming is a dangerous occupation. It’s also no secret that farmers operate on strict timelines that leave little room for things like emergency room visits. Growing up, it wa

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For the Love of A Farmer

Mar 14, 2017

by Beth Clark

Between 1990 and 2010, the ratio of men to women in rural communities has risen (even as overall populations decline), according to research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln . These and other shifting farm demographics can make it challenging for farmers to find partners in their rural commun