• Mindy Ward

    How To Gather 50,000 Eggs A Day

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     by Mindy Ward
     on December 29, 2014

    Just what does it take to gather 50,000 eggs in one day? Missouri's own Ron Campbell shares his process during a video series, which launched today. Citing Americans growing questions about food production, Randy Krotz, CEO of U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance said the videos set out to address some of those questions by showing just how farmers are growing and raising food. USFRA visited Campbell's farm in Monett to film just what it takes to gather 50,000 eggs in one day. It…

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  • Mindy Ward

    Support Local Famers, Buy Food

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     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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