Arizona's Killian: Keep calm and produce on
During World War II, a poster appeared advising -- “Keep Calm and Carry On”.
That advice is somewhat similar to today’s words of Mark Killian, Director of the
Arizona Department of Agriculture, a man who belongs to a family that has been
involved in Arizona farming and ranching for more than a century.
“America has always had an excess of food and there’s plenty of it out there today, so
storing and hoarding it isn’t necessary,” he says. “At the start of the virus outbreak, the
public pretty much overwhelmed the system and it’s taken a little while for us to get
back on track. It’s hard to hear this message, but folks just need to start calming down
with the understanding that there’s plenty of food to go around for everybody.” ...
Full Article at Western FarmPress