SEGMENT: ORGANIC FARMING, FARMING METHODS, & FAMILY
Jim Burrus>ISM Interviews A-L>ISM Interviews A-L, Segment 6
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- FAMILY BACKGROUND
- Jim discusses when and where he was born, how his grandfather bought the farm in 1946 and the ways he changed the farmstead.
- FARMING METHODS
- Discusses how he raises the cattle, organic versus traditional feeding, or grass versus grain.
- Discusses the types of crop he raises, such as corn, soybeans and alfalfa. Mentions the 100 mile diet.
- ORGANIC FARMING
- Discusses how he became a certified organic farmer, the three year period of not using chemicals on the land, type of food the livestock eat, etc. The chickens eat corn while the cattle eat oats and alfalfa.