Hometown Farmer: "Farmland" Documentary Features Nebraska Farmer
By Jacob Heller
(CARROLL, NE) "All of a sudden you've got cameras chasing you all over the place," said 26-year-old David Loberg on his farm near Carroll, Nebraska. "It's just a little different." When he started managing his family farm about four years ago, David never thought he'd end up on the big screen. David grew up on that farm, his family's been there since 1904. Now, he raises soybeans, cattle and corn. And over the last year a movie crew made six trips out to his farm. "It was a little weird seeing myself up on the screen," said Loberg. "And a little nerve wracking because you're always your harshest critic." He's in a documentary called "Farmland" that came out May 1st. It tells the story of six farmers from around the country. It focuses on how they work, how they live and the bumps along the way in the business. David, his mother, and his sister started running the farm after his dad died of cancer a few years ago. "When he passed away we kind of went from zero to one hundred," said Loberg. David decided to be part of the documentary to show the good and the bad of the business. He wanted to let folks all over the world get to really know a Nebraska farmer. "If you live in New York or a bigger city you've never had the chance to see what a farm is," said Loberg. It's a film project David is glad to have been a part of. If you know of any other farmers that would be great on "Proud to be a Hometown Farmer," please email Jake at: firstname.lastname@example.org If you'd like to learn more about the "Farmland" documentary, please visit: http://www.farmlandfilm.com/
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