Oswald steps out of retirement and into the field

Val Oswald doesn’t pretend that farming is his passion, but he definitely has a knack for helping people, which makes it no surprise that he would come out of retirement to help during this year’s harvest season.
Oswald, who grew up on a family farm west of Aurora, was a third generation farmer who was in the crop business for 30 years. During the last few years of his farming career, he became involved in landscape grading and refurbishing lawns.
“It really wasn’t intended to be a business but there was such a need for it,” he said of his previous landscape business, Yard Works.
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