People often ask me how can farmers & ranchers be helped in these difficult times. I always say buy local. Go to your farmers market. Seek out local producers. Here in Colorado Springs farmers markets will soon be in season also there is Ranch Food Direct.
The current Miss America is a small town promoter. Check out this article: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/04/15/miss-america-teresa-scanlon-americans-stake-success-farmers-ranchers/