Spring LambSharon Krause of Dalla Terra Ranch in Dallas County, Iowa holds a spring lamb.

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Hold StillLandi McFarland of Hoover Angus in Southern Iowa holds an injured calf while her father bandages its foot.

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Round UpKim Waltman of Delbridge Cattle in Southern Iowa rounds up a large herd of cattle to be vaccinated and branded.

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A Family FarmHerLavon Griffieon of Griffieon Family Farm in Ankeny, Iowa holds one of the chickens she keeps for eggs.

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The BeekeepHerJulia McGuire checks one of the hives she keeps in Des Moines, Iowa.

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A Flower FarmHerJennie Smith of Butcher Crick Farms in Carlisle, Iowa shows me the small patch of poppies that she grows because of their beautiful color. She grows heirloom tomatoes, herbs and edible flowers at her farm.

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A Mother and Her DaughtersLaura Rowe walks through the pasture to gather the horses with her young daughters at their family farm near Dallas Center, Iowa.

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Generations of FarmHersGloria Nuttleman walks with her granddaughter Mackenzie on their family dairy near Stromsburg, NE.

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Sale DayBarb Ohlrichs works with her husband and a farm worker to prepare their club cattle for a sale day at their farm near Norfolk, NE.

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Close the GateJami Freudenburg closes the gate after leaving the pen of cattle she was checking on at the feedlot where she works in Stanton, NE.

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FarmHer TalkPaula Freudenburg talks on the radio while driving the silage truck during harvest at their farm near Norfolk, NE.

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A Family OrchardCindy DeGroot picks apples on their third generation family orchard near Madison, NE.

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Making HayKaren Grant runs a hay rake through the field on their family farm in Nebraska.

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Cattle CheckJoan Ruskamp walks along a pen of cattle during her early morning checks at their farm near Dodge, NE.

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Finishing HarvestJan Frenzen climbs into her tractor to pull the grain cart on the last day of harvest at their family farm in Nebraska.

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A Baby!Liz Doerr picks up a newborn piglet in the farrowing facility she operates with her family near Creighton, NE.

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Loving Her Favorite MamaShanen Ebersole of Ebersole Cattle Co. in southern Iowa laughs during a cattle check as she tells me a story about her favorite mama cow.

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A Young FarmHerTaylen Abarr empties grain out of her cart into a semi waiting nearby during harvest. She drove the grain cart while her grandmother ran the combine at their farm in southern Iowa.

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Water for the FlockBrenda Codney gives water to the birds in one of her many coops that she keeps with her husband on their family farm near Council Bluffs, IA.

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ListeningCarrie Mess listens to the stomach of a sick cow on their family farm in Wisconsin. 2016 Calendar Image - 20
Moving the HerdJulie Mazurek herds angora goats toward the shearing shed at the family ranch near Bandera, TX. 2016 Calendar Image - 21 A Texas RanchHerBarbara Mazurek takes a break from gathering mohair to watch the shearing on her ranch in Texas Hill Country. 2016 Calendar Image - 22 Nurturing a SeedlingCarol Ann Sayle checks the roots on a seeding in the greenhouse at Boggy Creek Urban Farm that she runs with her husband in Austin, TX. 2016 Calendar Image - 23