Sam grew up on his father's hog farm, helping him make specialized farm fencing and parts. He became involved in Future Farmers of America in high school, showing pigs. Until recently, he was Illinois State FFA Vice President, traveling the state and representing Illinois in national meetings in Washington, DC.
Interview Session 01 (Audio)
Conversation with a young farmer at the state fair
Interview Session 02 (Audio)
Sam shows his hog at the state fair.
See also the Illinois State Museum's A-V Barn