Here are opinions and answers from WikiAnswers Contributors: * Buy E-85 gas and buy as many things made from corn and soybeans as you can. * In addition to the suggestions above, I believe the best way to help the real American farmers, the small farmer who still cares about the land and growing a good, healthy product, is to avoid buyng from the large corporate farmers as much as possible. Here are some ideas: * To help American small farmers, who almost always use better farming practices and do not rape the land like the large corporate farmers do, you can make it a weekly practice to attend farmer's markets in the summer and buy from the farmers there, or seek out road-side stands or markets where locally-grown produce is sold. Some small farmers also allow you to come to their farms and pick your own, especially strawberries and other fruits. Your local County Extention Office should have information about your local small farmers. You can find local farmers to purchase eggs from. You can even find a local farmer who might be willing to sell you part or a full cow or pig when they are ready to be slaughtered. Most of the time, these animals have been grown under much healthier circumstances than the ones purchased in grocery stores. They have not had harmones pumped into them and they have been fed real food, not some of the stuff commercial growers feed the ones they raise. Believe me, you can tell the difference with the first bite! You can also be selective when you shop at a grocery store and try to find products made by smaller companies. The larger companies are in business only to make money, and the smaller companies care more about the quality of their products. An example in this area is Heinz verses Red Gold tomato products. While Heinz is a big corporation that deals with big corporate farmers, Red Gold is a smaller, family run company based in Indiana. Many of the tomatoes they use are grown on their own farms and the ones that aren't are grown by farmers willing to adhere to Red Gold standards. By purchasing the Red Gold, which are of great quality and taste, you are helping the smaller company and getting a great product. Another alternative is to do at least part of your grocery shopping at a health food store or anywhere that is not a large corporate chain. Though a lot of the food in health food stores is much more expensive, you can actually save money on some things, such as bulk beans, herbs, etc., and you do not have to buy a large quantity. Most of these stores would deal with smaller companies who would, in turn, be dealing with smaller farmers.
Many poorer Roman citizens were farmers.
Thomas Jefferson saw the ideal American society as one whose economy was dominated by rural farmers. He was a devoted agrarian who saw farmers as the most valuable citizens.
because they are American citizens they help support the country
The biggest difference between Indian and American farmers is that American farmers have larger plots of land and better technology. The Indian farmers are also subject to harsher working conditions.
Windbreaks help farmers by slowing down the wind.
95% Were farmers :)
It's money that the government gives farmers to encourage them to keep growing corn, wheat or soybeans or keep raising livestock like they always have.
It distributes to agriculturalists the results of scientific studies of farm problems. It's primary interest is in the economic welfare of farmers.
To help American citizens abroad James Thorpe
The Farmers Alliance was formed to try to help farmers to become profitable again after the Civil War. The Southern Farmers Alliance, unlike the other alliances in the north and the mid-west excluded black farmers from their organization. This exclusion led to African American farmers making an alliance of their own.
To help farmers to trade crops
Chinese American Citizens Alliance was created in 1895.
During the American Revolutionary War, German citizens served as mercenaries in the American Revolution. They were hired by Great Britain to help in their fight against the American revolutionaries.
Banding together could help farmers because they help each other
The first tax imposed on American citizens was by order of the British Parliament. These taxes were imposed to help the economy of Great Britain following the financial devastation that was left after the French and Indian War.
Puerto Ricans ARE American Citizens, since 1917.
No, American citizens do not have to put a chip under their skin.
By stopping competition from farmers abroad
the farmers' cooperatives helped the individual farmers by giving them hand jobs
No. Americans are citizens of the United States.
No, Spain closed the port of New Orleans to American farmers.
they help farmers
It gave American citizens more opportunitiesto own their own land.
League of United Latin American Citizens was created in 1929.