Kilmer hears from organic farmers on Peninsula

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer heard criticism of the farm bill during a visit to Jefferson County…John Bellows of SpringRain Orchard and Farm in Chimacum said, “We’ve benefited from several programs like the [Jefferson County] conservation district, and the value-added grant for our Chimacum fresh poultry operation.”

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Unknown

Man, despite his artistic pretensions, his sophistication and his many accomplishments, owes his existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

I consider the soil conservation districts movement one of the most important developments in the whole history of agriculture.

Aldo Leopold

What more substantial service to conservation than to practice it on one’s own land?