Kratchmer Century Farm Handles the Changing Times
What does it take to keep a family farm in the family for over a century?
“A lot of hard work and dedication is the easiest way to sum it up. There have been good times and rough times,” said Keith Kratchmer, whose farm was recently recognized as a Century Farm by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Keith is also the Chief Environmental Compliance Officer for Iowa Select Farms .