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Posts by Mary Thompson

Weighing the facts on food system issues

October 25, 2013 10-25-13 Banner

This week brought a new report on animal production, a bevy of responses and yet another challenge for responsible consumers to weigh the facts on complex and controversial food system issues.

On Oct. 22, the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future released a report, “Industrial Food Animal Production in...

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The unknowns of risk management

November 22, 2013 11-19-13 Banner 2

Programming at last week’s American Banking Association’s Agricultural Bankers Conference focused on what’s next—with the nation’s economy, agriculture’s economy, Congress and the political environment, and the next generation of industry leaders. Some of the more interesting discussions centered on risk, both what might contribute to it and how it will...

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