It’s not often you come across a first-generation farmer. Those looking to start a farm from the ground up face unique challenges like massive upfront investments and high levels of risk, but Nick and Brandi Anderson didn’t let those hurdles keep them from living their dreams.
Darby graduated from OSU in 2016 with a degree in agribusiness and a minor in production agriculture. After graduation, he returned to his hometown of Sycamore, Ohio, to work on his family’s farm.
Alissa and Andrew Armstrong grew up together on a farm in South Charleston, Ohio, where their family raises soybeans and corn. Following in the footsteps of many generations before them, the siblings both returned home to help on the family farm after graduating from college. While the two may work together every day, they each took their own paths back home.
After graduating from OSU with an animal sciences degree in 2017, Grant Price stayed in Columbus to tackle another four years of school. This time, to become a veterinarian. Unlike many of his classmates who plan to work in small-animal clinics, Grant’s focus is on livestock.