#FridaysOnTheFarm: Six Generations on the Farm and Counting

Posted by By Stefanie Pidgeon, RMA in Farming Conservation
May 03, 2018

From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, the USDA brings people together across the nation for: healthier food, natural resources and people; a stronger agricultural industry; and economic growth, jobs and innovation. Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone.

Six Generations on the Farm and Counting

Mark Nieman, a fourth-generation farmer in Nortonville, Kansas, is keeping the family’s farming tradition alive. Mark runs the 620-acre corn, soybean, alfalfa and livestock farm in northeastern Kansas, which includes the 80 acres his great-grandfather bought back in 1905 when he emigrated from Germany.

As he puts it, he is “proud and lucky to have a family that wants to keep the Nieman legacy going.”

View the interactive, multimedia #FridaysOnTheFarm story.

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Category/Topic: Farming Conservation