Max Armstrong speaks at annual ag dinner
by Franklin Clark, Reporter -- fclark@cadizrecord.com
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Max Armstrong (above) was the keynote speaker at last Tuesday’s annual Agriculture Appreciation Dinner.</i>
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Max Armstrong (above) was the keynote speaker at last Tuesday’s annual Agriculture Appreciation Dinner.

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Trigg Countians, and Americans in general, shouldn’t take agriculture for granted, and farmers shouldn’t be afraid to tell their stories more often.

That was the main message at this year’s annual Trigg County Agriculture Appreciation Dinner, held last Tuesday evening at the Trigg County Recreation Complex. Max Armstrong, veteran broadcaster of This Week in Agri Business & RFD-TV, was the main speaker this year. He talked about “the need to tell our story” because of what he said are misconceptions about agriculture.

“We have such a great food supply, we can take it for granted … The good Lord has provided for us,” Armstrong said. “It’s easy to balk at technology when you have a full belly,”

Critics of Monsanto know nothing of genetically-engineered crops, which are and will be vital to feeding the world’s growing population, Armstrong said. He went on to say it’s important for farmers and others in the various farming industries to tell their stories, otherwise groups like Greenpeace will have more sway.

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