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An online dating site called FarmersOnly promised to steer him clear of city slicker singles and hook him up with potential partners looking for a man just like him, one farmer in cowboy personals and living life on the land. Two years later, the year-old electrician and cattle farmer is newly married to a horse-riding farm girl who won him over with her smile, with a four-year-old stepdaughter and a new baby on the way.
High cost of farms behind trend of older Canadian farmers.
Miller was doing agricultural marketing when he came up with the idea for the dating site in Miller started promoting his new business with flyers at feed stores. At one point, he had to rede the site when he realized most farmers had dial-up modems.
The little dating site that grew now has about 1. With more high-speed Internet available now in rural areas, Miller farmers many farmers look for love on the site with their cellphones while riding on their tractors. There are those for different religions and diets, widows and single parents, personals and smokers, fans of Star Trek and vampires.
Even big dating sites, such as Cupid. FarmersOnly counts 10 per cent of its members as Canadian and boasts about successful matches.
In an farmer to make more love and money north of the border, Miller says an advertising blitz is underway. In one commercial, a lonely woman personals through a field as a talking horse discusses her dating dilemma. After being an Internet dater for years, she tried FarmersOnly and even travelled to Kansas and Indiana to meet a few possible mates.
Then she sent a message to Seitz and, after he was finished with haying season, he got back to her. He lived a three-hour drive personals in Montmartre, Sask. On their first date, they met in the middle in the town of Estevan, had farmer at a local restaurant, then drove around and talked for hours in his pickup truck.
They were engaged five months later. They cleaned the muck out of the riding arena and got hitched there in their cowboy boots.
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