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"This is putting even more pressure on the local farmers." Iris Krebber
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Benjamin Franklin

"There seem to be but three ways for a nation to acquire wealth. The first is by war, as the Romans did, in plundering their conquered neighbors. This is robbery. The second by commerce, which is generally cheating. The third by agriculture, the only honest way, wherein man receives a real increase of the seed thrown into the ground, in a kind of continual miracle, wrought by the hand of God in his favor, as a reward for his innocent life and his virtuous industry." Benjamin Franklin
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"Nobody heard of it last year and now we're helping farmers." Bill Gross
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"For the money that the U.S. federal government paid farmers between 1995 and 2003, ... the government could have purchased outright more than a quarter of all farms." Cato Institute
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"The suggestion came from the farmers themselves as they felt vaccination would lead to a tedious process of waiting to see if it was effective. We will now be culling another 100,000 chickens." Upma Chawdhry
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"Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all." John Whittier
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John F. Kennedy

"The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways." John F. Kennedy
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George Washington

"I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman's cares." George Washington
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"[Montana wheat variety yield increases give Montana farmers more wheat to sell, but the situation remains much as the Red Queen describes to Alice in Wonderland. In Lewis Carroll's classic] Through the Looking Glass, ... If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!" Alice Wonderland
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"Many of the programs are doing a great job, but there are not enough funds. Farmers are willing to do their part, but we need to recognize the economic risks they take when they adopt new land use practices. Rep. Kind's proposal will give farmers the tools and incentives they need to be better stewards." Jeff Stein
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"With our farmers here in the U.S., there has been a pretty good movement over the winter. It seems like producer sales are slow, so you're really reliant on South America." Don Roose
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"There have been tens of thousands of suicides by farmers in the country, and the government wants to dispute what a suicide is, who a farmer is." Arundhati Roy
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"There is, of course, a gold mine or a buried treasure on every mortgaged homestead. Whether the farmer ever digs for it or not, it is there, haunting his daydreams when the burden of debt is most unbearable." Fawn M. Brodie
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Dwight D. Eisenhower

"Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field." Dwight D. Eisenhower
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"A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus." E(lwyn) B(rooks) White
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Thomas Jefferson

"Whenever there are in any country uncultivated lands and unemployed poor, it is clear that the laws of property have been so far extended as to violate natural right. The earth is given as a common stock for man to labor and live on. The small landowners are the most precious part of a state." Thomas Jefferson
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George Sand

"It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one's strength and one's days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wring from it the treasures of its fertility, when a bit of the blackest and coarsest bread is, at the end of the day's work, the sole recompense and the sole profit attaching to so arduous a toil." George Sand
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"This is a unique program that rewards farmers and ranchers who are model conservationists and provides incentives for other producers to meet those same high standards of environmental performance." Dave White
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"A guy like John Givens, who sells at farmers markets, that's the way to go." Scott Garrett
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"Hopefully we get way over what we have 150 percent would be great farmers wouldn't worry about the water no talk about shutting off irrigation we really need the water so hopefully it'll be a good year." Dave Lewis
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"We need to realize that there is very little incentive for farmers to report suspected outbreaks," Shigeru Omi
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