An American farmer

Each of us has about 40 chances to accomplish our goals in life. I learned this first through agriculture, because all farmers can expect to have about 40 growing seasons, giving them just 40 chances to improve on every harvest.
Howard Graham Buffet, Illinois farmer, son of the legendary investor Warren Buffet, on feeding a hungry world

Lynn Meyer of Marathon flies the colors as he combines a field of beans Tuesday morning along Highway 71. times photo by dolores cullen

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