I enjoyed watching Brian and Darren Hefty doing their Ag PhD radio show for XM Sirius Radio live at the recent Western Corn Belt Precision Ag Conference.
I grew up across the road from the Heftys near Baltic, S.D. I didn’t know Brian or Darren, though. I am 15-20 years older than they are. They were kids when I worked for their Dad, Ron Hefty, one summer.
Ron started Hefty Farm Supply in 1969. With the help of his all of his children, it grew into the major regional seed, chemical…