It’s difficult for any business to remain profitable for nearly 140 years, but brothers Kent and Barry Holden, of Holden Farms in Northfield, Minn., run one of the largest pork operations in the country.
It’s obvious the five members of the fifth generation at Holden Farms are comfortable with one another, and their father-owners. A friendly camaraderie permeates the meeting room where they gather to share ideas.
Bill Shipley, president of the Iowa Soybean Association, says, "To say China matters to U.S. soybean farmers would be an understatement." He invited President Trump to his farm for a visit about trade policies.