Today, November 11, is Pepero (a stick-like cookie) Day in Korea. But I would like you to think about farmers first on November 11, which is also Farmers’ Day. I received the following Kakao talk message from a farmer in Gokseong-gun, Jeollanam-do:
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Today is Farmers’ Day.
I was born and raised in a rural area. My parents were farmers. I received a PhD degree in agriculture in a foreign country. I am engaged in farming in areas close to Seomjingang River, and I am thinking about the future of farming in Korea.
Rice is nutritious food. Grains are like gods.
The country’s future will be bleak if agriculture is not invigorated. Farmers are true patriots.
Let’s encourage farmers as much as we can, since they are keepers of our health and life.