52 years of farming and Mike Wurmnest loves every second of it.
In a time where family farms are shrinking, the Wurmnest farm is growing. Urban Plains travelled to Deer Creek, Illinois to see the man that is Mike Wurmnest.
I may have been a corn detassler when I was 15, but nothing I say could be corny enough to describe my love for corn.
Pronounced like the car from Back to the Future; derived from the Elvish forest in The Lord of the Rings—Lórien’s not particularly interested in silvology, though; instead she studies physics, mathematics and news journalism at Drake University. She wears bowties, enjoys the occasional glass of whiskey, knows the definition of the word erinaceous and sometimes she’s funny.
From Northfield, surrounded by cornfields, spending time in the baseball fields, and being mistakenly called Manderfield, you could say my passion spreads as far as the Midwest’s fields.