After graduating from college, Jacob Shenk knew his family’s farm wasn’t large enough to support his return, so he worked on a neighbor’s farm for a few years. After that, he went out on his own. Shenk knew of a person who operated several dairies but decided to downsize. Several dairies were still available. With experience in hand, Shenk went to the Farm Service Agency for a beginning farmer loan and was soon milking his own cows and running his own dairy operation. Read more (Progressive Forage).
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