Laotian Cowboy

Phrakhounmany “Air” Philavanh grew up in Laos watching his grandfather in the rice paddies. Now Philavanh, who immigrated to Iowa in 1984, operates an 11-acre farm in Warren County where he raises cattle and plans to add Muscovy ducks.

Harvest of Change: Laotion farmer fulfills dream of becoming a ‘cowboy’ from Christopher Gannon on Vimeo.