Debunking myths about livestock’s contribution to climate change

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“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

Locally grown produce depending on new technologies

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“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

It’s practically impossible to define GMOs

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“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, Chairman

Satisfying the world’s surging appetite for meat

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“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

Managing risk with geospatial technology

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“Jeff Lakner, an AgriCapital Adviser, wrote this interesting piece about a geospatial ‘Revolution’ for Latin America.”  RB Halaby, Chairman


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