Jerry Apps is professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the author of many books on rural history and country life. His nonfiction books include "Old Farm," "Barns of Wisconsin," "Every Farm Tells a Story," and "Living a Country Year." He received the Council for Wisconsin Writers' 2007 Major Achievement Award and the Wisconsin Library Association's 2007 Notable Wisconsin Author Award. Jerry was born and raised on a small farm in Waushara County, Wisconsin, where he grew up driving horses. Check out his latest book, "Garden Wisdom: Lessons Learned from 60 Years of Gardening."