Since commercialization began after WWII, businesses in agriculture have tried to figure a way to improve agriculture and so is the challenge for local farmer, Gary Henneke.
Henneke and his family own a farm near Arneckeville called Henneke Farms. This farm of 250 acres is used to raise grass fed and finished beef, pasture raised chickens and eggs, turkeys, and California rabbits.
The agriculture industry has the focus of big increase in yield and productivity utilizing fewer resources such as land, water and energy through advance breeding, biotechnology, and a change in farm-management practices.
With the evidence that crops are at higher yields and livestock are growing at a much more rapid rate, Henneke came head-on with the question, “Are farmers are getting more for less and at what cost?”
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.