farmer's daughter http://peoriapublicradio.org en Conversation on "The Midwest Farmer's Daughter" http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/conversation-midwest-farmers-daughter <p>Most people are aware that there are fewer farmers today than 30 years ago. But what about the celebrated icon of the farmer’s daughter? &nbsp; One man who grew up on a multi-generation farm in Iowa and watched what the years have done to his way of life has chronicled these changes in a book titled “The Midwest Farmer’s Daughter”. &nbsp; &nbsp;And while author Zachary Michael Jack was accurate in his observation that there are fewer farmer’s daughters, he found that the number of female farmers is increasing. &nbsp;Bill Wheelhouse of Harvest Public Media spoke with him:</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:08:35 +0000 Denise Molina 4181 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Conversation on "The Midwest Farmer's Daughter"