Mark and Becky Sheffels
In Lincoln County four miles west of Wilbur, Washington
The Sheffels family has been farming since the 1800s. Becky and I are fourth generation farmers. By far the biggest change to our operation occurred in 1996 when we made the transition to direct seed farming. Our recent adoption of GPS guided tractors is a big change, but it is only a new tool in the much bigger move to direct seed.
We must have a viable production system to stay in business short term. But it is critical that we have a viable conservation system or we will not be in business long term.
Becky and I enjoy supplying grains to consumers that share our interest in seeing crops grown in a sustainable way.
We want our customers to know how important it is to us to protect our soil. We also want our customers to know that they are truly getting what they were promised when they buy our products.