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Submitted Photo Rita and Joe Vander Kooi, along with their children Vince and Liv, pose inside the parlor at Ocheda Dairy south of Worthington. Rita Vander Kooi is one of the featured farmers in the new Farmers Feed Us campaign.

Dairy farmer joins Farmers Feed Us campaign

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WORTHINGTON -- Rita Vander Kooi, along with her her husband Joe and their two children, are the latest faces to be featured in the Farmers Feed Us campaign to help educate consumers about the people who work to grow their food.


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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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