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Thought of the Week

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Thought of the Week

We are committed to helping feed the world’s growing population while at the same time protecting the planet. -Cargill

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Thought of the Week

LET’S SHAKE ON IT Shake a farmer’s or rancher’s hand and you know it. Try to out-do him in the strength of the grip, and you’re liable to regret it. Even today, when farming is not as physical an occupation … Continue reading

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Crop Signs

Brand New Crop Signs! We want to show off the crop signs we just posted in the farm fields which border roads. Frequently, one hears, “I wonder what that crop is, growing out there?”  Well, this our proactive approach to teaching … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

  A farmer’s heart skips a beat when he or she sees a newborn calf, the budding of fruit trees, and the sun rising higher each day. -Bob Stallman, President, National Farm Bureau 

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Farmer Profile – The Whitman Family

This month, we are happy to introduce you to the Whitman family, three generations who farm together in and around Pullman, Washington.  Jon and his wife, Carol, Jon’s son, Mike and his wife Gina, and their son, Joel and his … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Harvest, Palouse Farm

Harvest has just wrapped up in Eastern Washington – wheat, barley, lentils, peas and GARBANZOS!  I visited Todd Strader last week, and he let me take photos of his harvest in action.  We highlighted Todd and his operation in August, … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“Those who make their living on the land show, time after time, that with proper land management practices, we protect and enhance the natural resources while producing food and fiber.  We need to continue to develop relationships with those who … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

A farmer’s heart skips a beat when he sees the harvest come safely in; the grain fully stored in the silo, the potatoes overflowing their bins, the calf fully grown. This is the fruit of his year’s labor, the culmination … Continue reading

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Vets to Farmers

Our returning soldiers need jobs, and our country needs more farmers.  For these two efforts, Michael O’Gorman, who for decades ran organic farms in California’s Salinas Valley, came up with a single solution:  teach veterans to farm.  His Farmer Veteran … Continue reading

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