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Once a laborer, this immigrant now owns his farm. He and his daughter are among few Hispanic farmers in Texas.

According to the most recent census, Texas has fewer than 26,000 Hispanic farmers compared to 236,000 white farmers.

From left, Amaldo Serrato and his daughter, Yuleida Serrato  look over a failed dry-land cotton field that they had to plow under because it was too dry. The Serrato family own and run their multigenerational family farm in and around Floydada. Amado Serrato, his wife and father came to the United States, where they and their American born kids have created a successful agricultural business.

Yuleida Serrato holds the door of a new H-310 John Deere tractor for her father, Amaldo Serrato. The Serratos bought the tractor to use in their hay business. he Serrato family own and run their multigenerational family farm in and around Floydada. Amado Serrato, his wife and father came to the United States, where they and their American born kids have created a successful agricultural business.
From left, Amaldo Serrato talks about eventually turning over his successful family business to his daughter, Yuleida Serrato. The Serrato family own and run their multigenerational family farm in and around Floydada. Amado Serrato, his wife and father came to the United States, where they and their American born kids have created a successful agricultural business.
From left, Yuleida Serrato and her father, Amaldo Serrato look over some of the hay from the hay bales that will eventually be sold. The Serrato family own and run their multigenerational family farm in and around Floydada. Amado Serrato, his wife and father came to the United States, where they and their American born kids have created a successful agricultural business.

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