Ag-at-Large by Mikkel Pates
The fellow in this picture is Mark Pates -- one of my big brothers.
Like me, Mark grew up in the town of Brookings, S.D.,a "town kid" and a son to a very earnest South Dakota State University Extension Service worker. Unlike me, Mark had a personal vision for becoming an actual farmer -- not just writing about them.
Mark and his twin brother, Matthew, worked on farms as a kid, mostly ...
October 08, 2015 - 1:41pm