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North Dakota Dairy Princess Susan Hintz of Flasher, N.D., watches children milk the fiberglass cow at the Midwest Dairy Association’s exhibit in the Ag Education Center during the Red River Valley Fair last year. Photo special to The Farmers’ Forum

Ag Education Center at Red River Valley Fair aims to bridge disconnect

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FARGO - Those in the ag industry say it’s scary how much of a disconnect there is between consumers and farmers.

“You have people saying they don’t need a farmer because they can go to the grocery store,” said Bill Hoffmann, a member of the Red River Valley Fair board. “That’s really scary.”

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Tracy Frank
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