Lifestyle Change Yields Family Time, County Honor

Yangs Chosen Farm Family of the Year

Posted: June 12, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Washington County Farm Family of the year Cindy and David Yang stand with their son Pao, left, 15, on their farm in Summers . The Yangs also have two daughters Maly, 20, and PaFoua, 18, and another son Johnny, 17. The family owns 50 acres and works six chicken houses.

Ten years ago, Cindy and David Yang quit their jobs in Minnesota, loaded up their four children and headed to Arkansas to start a chicken farm.

At A Glance

Washington County Farm Family Of The Year

Who: Cindy and David Yang

Where: 23852 W. U.S. 62, Summers

Acres: 50

Cattle: 15

Chickens: Six Houses

Crops: Hay, 15 acres; pasture, 30 acres; yield per acre: 140 round bales

Source: Extension service

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