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National AG Day

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Today is AG Day.  I have thought of why I love AG all day long!  The first reason that comes to mind is that Agriculture runs in my veins.  My mom's side of the family is in the nursery business and my dad's side is in the beef industry.  I support Agriculture every day.  I am directly involved in it on my farm and I know the values of the farmers in my hometown and beyond.  They are all good people.   
     Today, I thought I would take this opportunity to tell you some things that farmers do. The number one obvious thing we do is provide food, but we provide many other things too!    We also produce clothing,  textiles, and byproducts. Farmers are the backbone of our economy here's why!
    You know farmers grow your food!  What you might not know is the passion, dedication, and care we put into your food.  Every year my mom plants our simple little garden. She carefully plans the layout, buys the seed, tills the garden, and pulls the weeds.  When the produce is ri…