"Farming is a profession of hope."

"If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest."

"The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life."

"Agriculture engenders good sense, and a good sense of an excellent kind."

"The story of family farming underscores a legacy of sustainability."

"The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't still be a farmer."

"As long as there are a few farmers out there, we'll keep fighting for them."

"The master's eye is the best fertilizer."

"Farmers only worry during the growing season, but townspeople worry all the time."

"The farm is part of me."