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Working together works
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Pointing to its grassroots process, Jack Fisher, Ohio Farm Bureau’s executive vice president, said that while what Farm Bureau does is important, “it’s more important to think about how we did it and why we did it.”
He said Farm Bureau will continue to engage its members to find solutions to a number of challenges in the coming year ranging from water quality to the farm bill.
He said farmers, their organization and their relationship to consumers all have changed. In response, he encouraged members to reach out to their communities to better understand and respond to questions about food production.Fisher believes local conversations between farmers and nonfarmers will ultimately work toward keeping agriculture viable in Ohio and making communities a better place to live.
“There’s pretty good evidence that working together works,” he said.