Category Archives: Farmers

Thought of the Week

“We have neglected the truth that a good farmer is a craftsman of the highest order, a kind of artist.” -Wendell Berry Advertisements

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Thought of the Week

“Common Sense is genius dressed in it’s working clothes.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Thought of the Week

  “Not everybody is lucky enough to be a farmer.” -Jim Wylie to his Great-Grandson James

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Thought of the Week

This too, shall pass.

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Thought of the Week

“It is impossible to be anti-hunger and anti-technology.” -Julie Borlaug, Global Anti-hunger Advocate

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Thought of the Week

“The food you eat is a direct connection to the land on which it was grown and the people who grew it.” –John Chandler, Farmer

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Update from Farmer Todd

Here’s a newsy update from Palouse farmer, Todd Strader.  You will remember Todd’s profile, published in November, 2013.  He always writes interesting updates… We have 218 acres of soft white winter wheat this year.  The wheat was no-tilled in mid-September, … Continue reading

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Farmers & Ranchers Are…

We know that farmers and ranchers are many things – hardworking, self motivated, family oriented, living on the land.  There’s more, though, and here is a short list:  Farmers and ranchers are innovative.  They attend meetings to learn new practices, … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future.  Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. -Noam Chomsky

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One Fifth

Believe it or not, agriculture makes up 1/5 of our economy! A nationwide economic impact study recently released found that 20.4% of the nation’s economy is linked, either directly or indirectly, to the food and agriculture sectors.  More than one … Continue reading

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