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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Hugh Hammond Bennett

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

Aldo Leopold

To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

Many farmers—most farmers, and that means millions—need some technical help in making the change to this more efficient, easier, and more productive type of farming, and they need also moral support and encouragement.