By Ellie Kuckelman
Nebraska News Service 

A step beyond organics

Two Nebraska farms embrace biodynamic agricultur


Ellie Kuckelman| CoJMC

Farming technique • Evrett Lunquist, co-owner of Common Good, prepares for morning chores on his Raymond farm on Saturday, Feb. 18. He said being a biodynamic farmer is more labor intensive and requires more thoughtfulness than conventional farming.

Beth Corymb is a fourth-generation farmer living in Scottsbluff. Although she grew up on her family's farm, she was not always sure that was the life she wanted to pursue.

"I left for 37 years because I wanted to experience something different, but I told myself never to forget," Corymb said.

She went to college to study music, but after taking an ecological course, she said her mind was opened to the reality of what was happening to the earth. She was soon introduced to the concept of biodynamics.

Biodynamic farming combines the relationship between plants, animals and soil to use a farm's...

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