Ever notice how there do seem to be some truths that carry throughout generations and time; proving their validity and insights hold true even in modern times. Human nature doesn’t really change, even when we have an amazing digital world where we can access all knowledge with the click of the mouse. Don’t ask me why but a lot of this folksy wisdom comes through in ideas farmers like to tell each other. Maybe it’s because the whole cliche was from a time when a farmer needed to be very in tune with the complexity of nature in order to thrive in a farm setting.
2) The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways. John F. Kennedy
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