Contributors

Dan Lemke

Spirited Communications

Dan Lemke operates Spirited Communications, based in Eagle Lake, Minnesota. Lemke has over 30 years experience working in broadcasting, agriculture communications and public relations. He currently writes for multiple farm publications, produces ag-based videos and works as a farm broadcaster.

Our Farms

Family Business Focuses on Conventional Markets

Dan LemkeJul 26, 2018

Family Business Focuses on Conventional Markets:  As a trained musician, Andrew Moore knows the importance of making diverse features work together in harmony. For more…

Conservation Tillage

Melding Conservation and Profitability

Dan LemkeMar 23, 2018

Dallas, Wis., farmer Andy Bensend’s hand was forced. A casualty of the grim 1980s farm economy, Bensend filed bankruptcy in 1986. While difficult, the decision…

Conservation Tillage

Keeping it Simple

Dan LemkeMar 13, 2018

Jamestown, North Dakota, farmer Tony Wagner was already committed to farming in a sustainable way when he got an eye opener that cemented the importance…

Cover Crops

Working the Soil System

Dan LemkeFeb 21, 2018

North Dakota farmer Rocklin (Rocky) Bateman was at a crossroads. After farming conventionally for years, financial challenges in the 1990s put him and his family…