Livestock farmer stories, tips, and resources for success.
Feb. 5, 2022

Ep. 1.6 Austin & Maggie Troyer

Ep. 1.6 Austin & Maggie Troyer

“I think for me, my pre-farming life had little experience in farming, but I think the way my parents raised me, it’s just being honest. It’s working hard and trying to build something bigger than you.”—Austin Troyer

Austin and Maggie Troyer of Crossroads Land + Livestock in Ohio figured out pretty early in life what they didn’t want to do, which led them to farming right out of high school. Austin started by working on a beef ranch for several years and then out on his own with custom cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. He and Maggie have tested and tried plenty of enterprises and have lessons to share for us all about time, family, marriage, profitability, and quality of life.

Some resources mentioned in this episode:

Crossroads Land + Livestock (

Crossroads Land + Livestock (@crossroadslandandlivestock) • Instagram photos and videos

Crossroads Land + Livestock | Facebook

Other Useful links:

Ranch Management Consultants (Ranching for Profit School and Executive Link Program)

Choosing to Farm private FB group

Essentialism by Greg McKeown

The Blue Buddha Shop - Beaded Fringe Earrings, Custom Designs

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