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  1. Marsha says

    We grew up like this. Don’t worry that you work too much and don’t play enough. I remember the few vacations we took as kids, but I also remember riding in the combine with Mom, sleeping on the seed bags in the back of the truck, catching baby pigs, and working together as a family. I think working together made us much closer and respect each other more than playing together ever did.

  2. Lauren Schlothauer says

    I really think that your Humans of Agriculture posts give anyone and everyone access to the average farmer. Its important for people to realize that yes producers work in the industry but that they oftentimes have same concerns of people/parents that are not involved in the agriculture industry. I feel that these posts truly allow consumers and non agriculturalists the opportunity to connect with the people that produce their food on an emotional level. Empathy speaks volumes and you have plenty of that here. I certainly enjoyed this post.

  3. Jennifer Spahn says

    I really love this Humans of Agriculture project! It lets people get to know farmers and learn from them as well. It shows them as real people in the world today, not the old school plaid shirts and overalls image that many think of.

  4. Oona Houlihan says

    “… I have job security …” Actually, in the coming years more and more people will realize that this fiat-money-Wall-Street-collect-bonuses system actually produces nothing, you can’t eat credit cards. The food needs to come from somewhere. Soon, like in Europe after the war, the farmers will be “kings” again and the New York Times (“Don’t let your kids become farmers”) will (try to) eat its words …

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