Rosenbaum Farms: Cory Rosenbaum

How many acres of tomatoes do you farm for Red Gold?

200

How many acres do you farm?

2100 acres

How many years has this farm been in your family?

40

How long have you been growing tomatoes?

17 years

What do you like best about growing tomatoes?

Growing for Red Gold and seeing the products in the grocery store.

What are your favorite ways to eat tomatoes?

Sliced with Honey Mustard Dressing

What awards or special recognition have you received for your tomato farming?

1996 Red Gold Master Grower Award

How many members of your family are involved in your tomato growing operation?

Five members

What brand of tractors do you prefer?

John Deere

Does your dog ever eat tomatoes?

Yes

What do you think about while you're on the tractor?

Being with my family, canoeing down the Niobrara River in Nebraska.

What's your favorite part of growing tomatoes?

Harvesting on a dry, sunny, 75 degree day.

Why or how did you get into tomato farming?

There was a contract available and we decided to try it.

Describe how you feel when you see a field of healthy Red Gold tomatoes?

Thankful that mother nature cooperated

How did you learn to grow tomatoes?

It's a "learn as you go" process.

What's something important you keep in mind while planting, caring for, or harvesting your tomatoes?

Every process of producing tomatoes is important to qaulity and yields.

From your perspective, what is the difference between a can of Red Gold and a can of tomatoes not grown here in Tomato Country?

Quality!!!