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RFD-TV interview with Melissa Syfrett, Class X

During Seminar VII in Washington, D.C., Class X member Melissa Syfrett, Syfrett Feed Co., was interviewed by RFD-TV about the impacts of Hurricane Irma on beef and dairy production in Florida. Read more

RFD-TV interview with Brad Lundy, Class X

During Seminar VII in Washington, D.C., Class X member Brad Lundy,¬†Sugar Farmer & Everglades Equipment Site Manager, was interviewed by RFD-TV about Hurricane Irma's impact on sugar cane production in Florida.   Read more

RFD-TV interview with Tom Mitchell, Class X

During Seminar VII in Washington, D.C., Class X member Tom Mitchell, Riverfront Packing Co. Vice President, was interviewed by RFD-TV about the impact of Hurricane Irma on citrus production in Florida. Read more

Ag From the Air

En route from D.C. to Dever... I've always been facsinated by the patchwork quilt made by viewing adjacent farms from the air.  Read more

Sense of Community

Beautiful morning at DeLaney Community Farm. This Urban Garden connects shareholders to where their food is grown and helps refugees get back on their feet. Read more

When in Georgetown…

...you must try a cupcake (or two) at D.C. Cupcakes. Yum! Bonus- no line. Read more

Day Two–Done.

We concluded programming at 10:10 pm tonight.  It was a very long, but very enlightening day.  I will type more later...for now, I'll post pictures from today.   Read more

Agronomist. Nobel Peace Prize laureate

One of these men doesn't look like the others.   Dressed for the wheat field. Recording data. He may not be from my home state - but I'm so glad that others might see him here. . Thank you Dr. Borlaug for saving a billion lives. Thank you for tireless research. Thank you for teaching us about hard work and plant genetics. Picture from Monday's visit to the U.S. Capitol. -Cathy A. Read more

Quote of the day….

"Too many times we are looking at our feet, not the horizon of where we need to go." -Nick Tindall Association of Equipment Manufacturers At the Farm Foundation Forum on Infrastructure issues--Mr. Nick Tindall just shared this quote and it struck me as this is what this program is all about.  Let's stop looking at our feet and at the horizon. And prior to the Forum, Adrian Jahna was interviewed by a member of the Ag press. Read more

Best Classroom in D.C.

This afternoon, Class X, had the privilege of meeting with Congressman Tom Rooney.  We had a wonderful conversation on the steps of the Capitol--not a bad classroom to learn about some of the issues that are occurring here.  It was a great first day of our national seminar! Read more
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