Advocate advises local farmers

Farmers across the nation face many challenges, including how to double production to feed a growing world population while special interest groups fight their work.

People in agriculture shouldn’t meet those challenges alone, however, said advocate Brian Klippenstein of Protect the Harvest, a national education and advocacy group.

Klippenstein told about 400 people gathered Thursday for the 84th annual meeting of Jackson-Jennings Co-op that farmers must stick together and educate Americans about what they do and how food reaches their plates.

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