Feature-length Film; AEC graduate Brad Bellah stars in agricultural documentary
A 2009 graduate of Texas Tech University's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is featured this summer is a new documentary film that focuses on current agriculture issues. Brad Bellah, an agricultural communications major and sixth generation cattle rancher, runs beef cattle operations in Texas and Colorado, including a natural beef herd. The 26-year-old from Throckmorton is also a husband and father of twins.
The 77-minute film, called Farmland, features sweeping visuals and shows some of the grittier aspects of farming as it follows the lives of six young farmers "" including a soybean grower in Nebraska and a Pennsylvania vegetable farmer"" who all share a belief that their profession is often misunderstood.
According to program officials, the film takes an intimate look at the lives of these farmers and ranchers who are all in their twenties, and all of whom are now responsible for running their farming business. Funded by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, the film is premiering in Lubbock June 1 and 4 at the Alamo Drafthouse.
Written by Norman Martin
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