• Mindy Ward

    Support Local Famers, Buy Food

    Show-Me Life

     by Mindy Ward
     on August 1, 2013

    It was simple question at the Missouri Farmers Care meeting between local farmers and consumers, "How can we help you?" And Pike County hog farmer Jim Fisher gave a quick response, "Buy food." Fisher is part owner in Fisher Hog Farms near Middletown, Mo. There along with his family, they nurture 2,600 sows that produce roughly 65,000 pigs per year. Fisher was joined that evening by cattleman Bill McLaren, dairy farmer Donna Telle and row crop and cattlewoman…

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