Tri-State Grain Growers hold convention in Coeur d'Alene
Last updated 11/15/2012 at 1:52pm
With the goal of educating farmers about the issues that will affect their operations in the years ahead, the Tri-State Grain Grower Convention invited a slew of controversial speakers to their annual convention at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Tuesday, November 13.
Outspoken farm subsidy critic Ken Cook addressed hundreds of farmers from Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Cook is the president and co-founder of the Environmental Working Group and is widely recognized as one of the environmental community’s most prominent and effective critics of establishment agriculture and U.S. farm policy.