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Farmers against fracking ban

Mar 29, 2017 at 11:43 AM CST

It is a challenging time to be the president of the Garrett County Farm Bureau.

Garrett County is a rural community. The farmers that I represent are hardworking people who deserve to be able to use their land as they choose — this includes using the resources it contains. However, we are experiencing an increased influx of people from urban and suburban areas of the state trying to dictate and legislate what is best.