Prairie Farmer Master Farmer photos
2021 Prairie Farmer Master Farmer honorees - you can save these images for use in print - Please credit Holly Spangler, Prairie Farmer for these photos. Captions are above each image.
MASTERS: The 2021 Master Farmers from left to right: Kent Hodel, Metamora; Paul Taylor, Esmond; and Kenneth Hartman, Waterloo. Photo by Holly Spangler
Kenneth Hartman, Monroe County. Ken and his wife, Anita, live near Waterloo, where they raise corn, soybeans and wheat with their daughters and Ken’s mother, following a long career as dairy farmers. Ken was nominated by 2015 Master Farmer Randy DeSutter. Photo by Holly Spangler
Kent Hodel, Woodford County. Kent and his wife, Janet, farm near Metamora, raising corn and soybeans. Kent was nominated by 2015 Master Farmer Bill Christ. Photo by Holly Spangler
Paul Taylor, DeKalb County. Paul and his wife, Barb, live near Esmond, where they raise corn and soybeans. Paul was nominated by IL Corn. Photo by Holly Spangler