#FridaysOnTheFarm: Working Hard to Grow the Herd

Posted by Janlyn Hannah, Farm Service Agency in Farming
Dec 07, 2018

From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, 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.

This Friday, meet Emery Fox, a 26-year-old rancher in Checotah, Oklahoma, who, with the support and encouragement of her family, got in the cattle business two years ago.

This Friday, meet Emery Fox, a 26-year-old rancher in Checotah, Oklahoma who got in the cattle business two years ago thanks to support and encouragement from her family.

“I had some money at the time, and we talked about different ways to invest,” she said. “I thought it would be a good way to invest and provide a supplemental income. I don’t get in over my head. This is all really new to me and it’s a lot of learning.”

Click here to read the interactive, multimedia #FridaysOnTheFarm story.

Access a text-only version of this multimedia story here. (PDF, 299 KB)

Category/Topic: Farming