A divorced, female friend was having trouble meeting men while working long hours on her farm, and found suitors on other dating websites didn’t have a clue about what her life was like.
After being an Internet dater for years, she tried Farmers Only and even travelled to Kansas and Indiana to meet a few possible mates.
At one point, he had to redesign the site when he realized most farmers had dial-up modems.
The little dating site that grew now has about 1.5 million members.
There are those for different religions and diets, widows and single parents, nudists and smokers, fans of Star Trek and vampires.
Even big dating sites, such as and Plenty of Fish, have added specialty categories for people looking for that special someone with a common interest they don’t want to live without, including a love of farming.