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- AFBF Foundation for Agriculture names children’s book of the year
- Young Ag Professionals start new group
- Forum explores human-animal bond
- Highland County farmers receive ‘hero’ award
- How 'Farmland' will help bridge the gap between farmers and consumers
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I want you to go to the movies and take a nonfarm friend or relative. On second thought, make that a carload of nonfarm friends. Buy their tickets, their popcorn and their overpriced fountain drinks. It will be the best investment you will make this year. Trust me.
â€śWe are not realizing our fullest potential in American agriculture because there is not the certainty of workforce that a lot of producers need,â€ť he said. â€śIt's an unfortunate and tragic circumstance. Itâ€™s costing jobs; it's costing income; and itâ€™s really the kind of situation that's totally preventable.â€ť
The film, which hits selected theatres May 1, focuses on the lives of young farmers in six different food production areas. It is billed as a glimpse into the farmers' "high-risk, high-reward" jobs.
American farmers are a dying breed, in part because theyâ€™re killing themselves at a shocking rate
Most people are not privileged to raise farm animals, but a cat, dog, fish or bird can fulfill a need.