Farmers Only counts 10 per cent of its members as Canadian, and boasts about 300 successful matches.
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.
With more high-speed Internet available now in rural areas, Miller says many farmers look for love on the site with their cell phones while riding on their tractors.
It's one of many niche dating sites that have popped up in North America in recent years.
Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist, said, "Psychologists really know that we tend to gravitate to people who are from the same socioeconomic background, same level of intelligence, same level of good looks, same religious and social values and somebody with the lifestyle that you're used to." Kliebenstein said, "When you're marrying someone that farms, you're marrying their career, not just the person." After dating for two years, Kleibenstein and Welper got engaged, and then married. Miller added that Farmers now has one million users -- more than the founders ever imagined possible.
An online dating site called Farmers Only promised to steer him clear of city slicker singles and hook him up with potential partners looking for a man just like him, one comfortable in cowboy boots and living life on the land.