LONOKE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) -- Brantley Farming Company is the epitome of an Arkansas family farm. The Lonoke County farm was just recognized this year as a century farm, meaning it's been traced back a hundred years.
Brantley Farms have been on this site for the past 50 to 60 years. Dow Brantley has his hands full on the farm and in the office. Farmers now-a-days are busy around the clock buying chemicals, seed, or fertilizer or parts for equipment all from the internet. Modern equipment is so advanced that a GPS tracking system can plow the fields down to the length of a centimeter.
Farmers have evolved to getting social on the web, and Brantley said it helps put a name with the produce. You can follow his progress as a farmer at twitter.com/dowbrantley.
Websites like aglocal.com make it easier for smaller farms to get their information out there. Visit the website to find out how you can sell produce to local restaurants to keep our economy in Arkansas thriving!