Area farmers support worldwide agriculture instruction - Berne Tri-Weekly News

Area farmers support worldwide agriculture instruction

Rich Rhoades looks at crop prosperity in Adams County the past two years and is amazed. Emphatically, Rhoades stated that the he believes that the generous hearts of county farmers is being blessed by God for their efforts in reaching out to others. Area farmers have given up enough income from crop land to support meals and crop production for over 16,000 family members around the world. “I really believe that the generosity of county agriculture people in reaching out through Food Resource Bank projects is why the crops have been so successful,” noted Rhoades. “We have been very fortunate and very blessed.” Local businessman Phil Eicher stated with conviction that the Bible verse chosen by the group to focus on this year’s projects is Proverbs 3:9, “Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the first fruits of all of your crops.” “In order for this to be successful, there needs to be rain, productive soil, cash donations, cooperativeness, commitment to follow C... Read More >