Jody Heavner's farmer parents urged her to consider her options before deciding to farm. After earning a BS and MS degree, and following her marriage, the Heavners returned to a different kind of farm, Pea Ridge Elk Ranch, raising elk along with beef. Both meats are sold throughout the country.
Interview Session 01 (Audio)
Farm’s transition from tradition to more exotic breeds
Interview Session 02 (Audio)
Walking interview of farm & exotic livestock
See also the Illinois State Museum's AV Barm