Commissioner Strain: 'Couple Who Farms Together Stays Together'

By Greg Hilburn, USA TODAY Network

Charles Spillers decided to let his wife Norma sleep late for their 50th wedding anniversary. "I didn't wake her up until 3:30," Spillers said. That's 3:30 … a.m. That still gave this Louisiana farming couple plenty of time to load their pickup with produce harvested the day before and make it to the Monroe Farmers' Market by 5 a.m.