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Bruce, Caroline

The Farmer in the Poll

I come from a family of farmers, as many of you know. What's your view on farming?

Poll #1140888 Defarmation of Character

Have you been to a farm in the last fifteen years?

Yes, I currently live on a farm.
1(11.1%)
Yes, I grew up on a farm.
1(11.1%)
Yes, I have relatives or friends who live on a farm.
2(22.2%)
Yes, I've had occasion to visit a farm for one reason or another.
3(33.3%)
No, I've been to farms, but not in the last fifteen years.
1(11.1%)
No, I've never visited a farm.
1(11.1%)

How do you envision the modern farm?

It's a modern, highly-regulated business run by intelligent people.
7(77.8%)
The government may require it to be clean, but farmers are basically trigger-happy hillbillies.
1(11.1%)
Cruel and inhumane.
0(0.0%)
Primitive, unsanitary, and run by hicks.
0(0.0%)
Smelly.
0(0.0%)
I've never been to a modern farm so don't feel I'mentitled to an opinion.
1(11.1%)

In general:

society is well-informed, so public views and opinions about farms and farming are well-educated and fair.
0(0.0%)
People could always stand to learn more about farmers and farming, but farmers are basically treated fairly.
0(0.0%)
Farmers tend to get short-changed by people who really don't have a clue what it's like to be a farmer, nor how much we owe them.
9(100.0%)

The prices farmers get for their products

should be higher to reflect farmers' increased costs.
9(100.0%)
are fair as they now stand.
0(0.0%)
should be as low as possible, because I want my ham, bread and cheese cheap, I really don't care about the farmer.
0(0.0%)

Who buys your underwear?

You do.
7(77.8%)
Your spouse or significant other does.
1(11.1%)
Your mom does.
1(11.1%)
Your dad does.
0(0.0%)
You belong to the "Shorts of the Month" club.
0(0.0%)
You use the same underwear you used twenty years ago, since only you, your spouse, and the heart attack unit will ever see them.
0(0.0%)
You make your own.
0(0.0%)
You don't use underwear.
0(0.0%)
Other, please specify in comments.
0(0.0%)
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