There seems to be a wide divergence between what people think about agriculture and what they think about farming.
Simon’s Say On Ag
There is a never ending need to help people unfamiliar with agriculture to understand it.
We are rapidly approaching the time of year, if we aren’t there already when many good organizations ramp up campaigns for local food banks.
What exactly is a farm?
Most of us probably have a pretty good idea of that but could we actually put it into words?
Things should be as simple as getting a refreshing glass of water in Cleveland but generally are not.
It is, as the old expression goes, and ill wind that blows NO good, but it is hard to find any good in a fire.
We have heard news of new smart phone apps that let you check the prices farmers are being quoted at elevators and other buyers of commodities.
It has to be one of the worst things anyone could have happen.
I’m thinking more of the circulation of maps where herbicide resistant weeds are springing up, in ever widening circles in ever broadening numbers of species.