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Three generations of family build a beef business at Ayers Stock Farm in Green City
Ayers Stock Farm in Green City, Mo., has spent three generations in the rolling hills of northern Missouri building a beef business driven on horseback. Rick Ayers has been involved in his family’s livestock farm since 1967 and his wife, Jonna Ayers, joined the family farm while both were teaching agriculture education at the local high school. “Family and education have always been important to me,” said Rick Ayers. “I chose to farm because of my father. His love and appreciation for the land, because of how he took us in and taught us what he knew, was the first