Each year, Farm and Dairy sponsors the 4-H creative writing competition at the Ohio State Fair. We are proud to lend a hand to some of the state’s talented youth. The following letters are from some of this year’s 4-H project participants.
I never thought that I would live long enough to see a president worse than Lyndon Johnson.
Reader disputes claim about gun availability and higher violent crime rates.
Writer calls bankers, analysts, brokers and money managers “parasitic terrorists.”
McDonald’s deserves praise for its new ban on antibiotic use in meat supplies.
Reader says the issue of industrial agriculture is too serious to be confused with our acceptance of immigrants.
Reader questions whether the community benefits from the large farm facilities over the long run.
Dairy farmers need to work together to increase milk checks.
The American majority turns a deaf ear to assaults on morality.
Mega dairies cannot exist without cheap labor and the exploitation of the environment.