An article by Marianne Smith Edge was published by The Dairy Alliance on April 20 as part of its Earth Day celebration. Marianne writes that every day is Earth Day for farmers, who steward the land and are essential for our survival. “Farmers, like salt, are vital to our core existence. Everything we eat or drink depends on the commitment and ingenuity of today’s farmers,” she writes. “In this time of uncertainty, there is one constant for which we should be grateful…our farmers. Regardless of natural disasters, tariffs or the overall decline of farm profitably, it is their commitment and passion that are essential to our existence. They are the salt of the earth.” Read the article here.