Industry is trying to push farmers and businesses to fight anti-ag forces

Author: Kristy


Defined by critics, big ag starts conversation

Larry Hasheider watching as a load of his corn is delivered to a grain elevator in Okawville, Ill.

Add one more item to the list of chores that Larry Hasheider has to do on his 1,700-acre farm: defending his business to the American public.

There’s a lot of conversation about traditional agriculture recently, and much of it is critical. Think genetically modified crops, overuse of hormones and antibiotics, inhumane treatment of animals and over-processed foods.

This explosion of talk about food — some based on fact, some based on fiction — has already transformed the marketplace. READ MORE

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