Third-generation farmer Harold Gardner is used to long, hectic days, unpredictable weather, finicky cattle and an occasional beaver dam.
Running a 600-acre family farm is no picnic.
But then there are the quiet strolls through the pasture with his dog, Manny. Gardner finds peace of mind in those moments.
Farming, he said, is a sunrise-to-sunset occupation that’s stressful and rewarding at the same time.