Looking into the eyes of experience, dedication and commitment, a visit with Arthur Graulich of Sharon Springs, NY is an opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of successful farming and capture of glimpse of what can be accomplished when a farmer makes stepping up to the challenge an essential part of his long career.
Arthur’s eyes shimmered and he sat up even a little straighter in his chair as he described the family’s latest land purchase. “As our farm motto goes, leave it better than you found it. I love to purchase a farm and then take the steps to bring the land to its highest potential. Installing tile drainage and applying lime have been profitable management practices for us. I have had the privilege of buying seven different farms and working at it to make those improvements to the land. I really enjoy that part of farming.” Continue reading