I picked up some good tips on how to talk to non-farmers about agriculture at the Precision Agriculture Summit in Jamestown, N.D.
Sarah Bedgar Wilson, who was one of the featured speakers, said to use terms that consumers understand. She farms with her husband, Jeremy, near Jamestown, and is an active agricultural advocate. Her blog is called “Farmer On A Mission.”
When trying to explain the impact their farm has on their local economy, she tells people how many places in…