He farms about 500 acres or less, his neighbors farm almost 2,000 - hence the reason he also works in the factory and they don't. My maternal grandfather was also a farmer, and he farmed 240 acres, and supported his family on it. That is completely laughable in industrial farming in this day in age, even with the fact that my grandfather owned the land.
Kate loves riding the little yard tractor with Grandpa when we visit, and since he was still planting this weekend due to all the rain earlier in the month, she actually got to go in the big field tractor with him. They were both in heaven. It is really hard to tell who was more excited about it, Kate or Grandpa! He loves it that Kate thinks it is fun to do farming things with him.