"My participation in Class XIII was one of my life's great experiences!"
"he (Bob) learned how government works and the importance of building relationships with people ‘on the other side’ ..."
“People with different perspectives are still good people. They aren’t trying to make life more difficult. They just have different priorities, and we’re all better off if we try to understand where each other is coming from.”
“AgForestry introduced me to the entire state, it’s challenges and how the Natural Resource Community could impact our state for the better.”
“Since graduation I think I’ve evolved from a supporter/advocate to an activist for SFLOs – some of the finest people you could ever want to meet. We give a lot of tours on our farm to anyone wanting to see what we do ..."
"I am hopeful that one of the positives that will result from this challenging time will be a Pride in Agriculture, as people realize the importance of the farm worker and growing our food in our country."
"If it were not for AgForestry, I would not be the person I am today."
Ben’s involvement in the AgForestry Program has enabled him to develop strong relationships with large and small farms throughout the Columbia Basin.