Ag Elsewhere: California

By Lainey Smith

Alright folks, the buzz word of the day is agvocacy. (Cue cheering, clapping and a general uproar).

This play on words, meaning to be an advocate for the agriculture industry, is supposed to fill us with excitement, pride and a sense of duty. We have been called to join the Ag militia, to protect our farmland from the evil, invading mainstream.

However, more often than not, mention of the topic of Agvocacy fills us with fear, anxiety and the sense of yet another weight on the shoulders of a person whose entire income comes from one crop check a year.

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