Lincoln Forry, and Gabrielle Kirkland in Colusa, CA.

Lincoln Forry Q & A

WHO: Lincoln Forry FARMS: A 650-acre walnut orchard, along with a walnut huller/dryer in Northern California. FARMING START: Lincoln's farming story goes back to 1903 when his great-grandfather purchased a ranch in Colusa (north of Sacramento). Lincoln was raised on the same ranch. He assumed the patriarch-role for the family's...

Lincoln Forry has been a walnut farmer his entire life in California. He has moved to Texas to keep his farming legacy alive.

CALIFORNIA IS LOSING FAMILY FARMS

FARMING FAMILY MOVES TO TEXAS TO PRESERVE THEIR LEGACY Today, December 26, Lincoln Forry, a California walnut farmer will transplant his family's century-old farming legacy to a new state. Despite a healthy 650-acre walnut orchard, loyal employees and top-of-the-line equipment, this farming operation can no longer...

Doug Hemly pictured in a pear orchard that his family has farmed for more than 100 years.

Fifth Generation Delta-Pear Farmer Doug Hemly

When Doug Hemly, a Delta farmer, bends down to grab a handful of soil from his farmland he thinks about his family's legacy. Four generations came before him -- each leaving an imprint on the family farm. With this history in mind, Doug’s philosophy is...

Brad Gleason (President of West Hills Farms Service and Montage for Ag)

Brad Gleason: Farming Solutions

When Brad Gleason started farming in the 1980s, he never could have imagined how the decision would ultimately lead him to create his own software company some 30 years later. His inquisitive nature and willingness to take risks has led Brad to create several businesses and partnerships...