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Executives Predict Future of Agriculture

Published Jan. 12, 2015

The public’s appetite for organic, GMO-free, gluten-free and locally sourced, sustainable foods will continue to grow, Leech predicted, and Wal-Mart is dedicated to delivering those goods at affordable prices.

Pat Roberts plans 'aggressive schedule' as Agriculture Committee chairman

Published Jan. 12, 2015

“I look forward to an aggressive schedule with hearings providing much needed oversight of our farm programs, school meals, the United States Department of Agriculture, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Environmental Protection Agency,” Roberts said

OFMA see bright future for Ohio fairs

Published Jan. 12, 2015

“People who are trying to understand agriculture are seeing the value in going to the county fair from an educational standpoint. We are seeing a lot of our fairs start programs where people go around the grounds to visit various ag stations to learn about agriculture and the food chain.”

Get the 2014 Farm Bill details, make the right decision

Published Jan. 13, 2015

According to Schnitkey and Westhoff, there are essentially three real choices that a farmer makes under the 2014 farm bill.

This indoor farm is 100 times more productive than outdoor fields

Published Jan. 13, 2015

The entire thing is stored inside a building measuring around 2,500 square metres (25,000 square feet), and now versions of the set-up are being built in Hong Kong - with future construction planned in Russia, mainland China and Mongolia.