Why industrial farms are good for the environment

October 5, 2016 | Suggested reading

“I am delighted to see the New York Times finally waking up to covering agriculture responsibly. In the past too much of its editorial policy regarding agriculture was driven by a myopic vision of a Manhattan resident.”  RB Halaby, Chairman

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Debunking myths about livestock’s contribution to climate change

June 29, 2016 | Suggested reading

“This is a must-read article on agriculture’s productivity and the positive impact it has on the environment. A huge jump in dairy cow milk production from 1950 to 2015 with an attendant carbon footprint reduction of 79% is just one of the interesting nuggets in this piece.” Doug Sterkel, President.

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Locally grown produce depending on new technologies

April 21, 2016 | Suggested reading

“One thing about agriculture is that things never stop changing. Cities were surrounded by ‘truck’ farms, but most were developed into housing. Are these high-tech businesses the new ‘truck’ farms?” RB Halaby, Chairman

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It’s practically impossible to define GMOs

December 28, 2015 | Suggested reading

“One of the best articles I have seen on why it is so foolish to try to draw a red line between GMO vs. non-GMO. So much of this debate has been driven by marketers who are trying to gain advantage for their products by creating confusion in the mind of the public.”  RB Halaby,…

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Satisfying the world’s surging appetite for meat

December 18, 2015 | Suggested reading

“This in-depth article in the Wall Street Journal gives excellent background on the challenges the world faces to feed 2.4 billion more people by 2050 and demonstrates the important role chicken production can play in meeting the need.” Bob Fox, Chairman, AgriCapital Advisors

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