Farmer Buyer, better known as The Farmer, is a character in the Barnyard franchise. He is Duke and Everett's owner who runs the Barnyard.

Early life

Not much is known about the Farmer's early life, except that he once had a wife, who died sometime before the events of the film and series. 


The Farmer is a friendly man who makes sure his animals on the Barnyard are safe and away from danger. He also sees the animals as his family since he chose them over Ivana before she left him. The Farmer is also a vegan and cares deeply for all of his relatives. 


The Farmer is a short man with overalls, a farmer hat and a huge nose.


  • The Farmer is a vegetarian, as revealed in one episode of Back at the Barnyard.
  • In "Buyers Beware," it is revealed that the Farmer's last name is revealed to be Buyer. However, his real full name and age is unknown.
    • In the same episode, it was revealed that he was once married and his wife is presumably dead.
  • In one episode of Back at the Barnyard, the Farmer shows a photo of his mother, telling her that he is a winner when he was a teenager.