Visit with Associate David Surprenant in this latest podcast episode of Viatorian Voices: Conversations on the Way. It was recorded on his farm in Manteno, IL, out in the pasture surrounded by his 110 black angus cows.

David is a second generation farmer who sold his dairy cows in 2018, and now is building a cow-calf operation that produces calves twice a year, while running row crops of corn, beans, wheat, alfalfa and sorghum. Driving him is conservation and the chance to be a good steward of the land.

Listen here, and you’ll hear his passion for sustainability — amid all of the sounds of a working farm: