Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Iowa disappoints...

I was sorry to hear that Francis Thicke was not successful in his attempt to unseat the Iowa incumbent Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey.

Francis is an organic dairy farmer, holds a Ph.D. in agronomy with a soil science specialty, and is an educator. He ran a positive campaign and believes in local foods, land stewardship, CAFO reform, revitalization of rural economies and alternative energy.

Bill Northey is backed by Monsanto's money.

3 comments:

fullfreezer said...

My fellow Iowans disappointed me in many other ways as well. sigh....
Judy

Barb and Steve said...

It would have been great if he had won.

angie said...

Hi Judy - since this is not a political blog, I only commented on the agriculture race, but yes I feel your pain in other Iowa races and in Illinois races and in Wisconsin races. Sigh.

Hi Barb - wouldn't it? With the Farm Bill starting to heat up - it would have sent a great message.