Joe Ankley is an ag educator in Huron County. He also dairy farms, grows crops, raises grass fed beef, and leads the North Huron FFA. He’s also the 2019 winner of the Michigan Farm Bureau Young Farmer Excellence in Ag Award. How does he have more time than everyone else?

He talks about:

  • Purchasing 50 acres to grow soybeans
  • The three greenhouses at school, including growing crayfish, shrimp, and 600 hanging baskets
  • Kayaking trips around our beautiful state, including Turnip Rock
  • Teaching ag lessons in every classroom in their school district, and the passion in students today
  • Exploring Michigan and traveling around the world, including Africa, Japan, Europe, and Costa Rica
  • Odd jobs on the farm
  • Catering, and finding a niche market

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