CAST Animal Agriculture Symposium considers need for collaboration<
By Agri-Pulse Staff
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National Farmers Union (NFU) Vice President of Government Relations Chandler Goule explained that “The key to success is coexistence. In order for this to be achieved, agricultural organizations must realize there is a place for everyone at the table.”
pointed out that as negotiations for the 2012 Farm Bill approach, with the
prospect of decreased funding, collaboration in the agricultural community has
never been more important. They shared the view that conventional or organic,
small or large,
and consumers need to know about
focused on the fact that agricultural communities have changed significantly.
In the 1950s, 15 percent of the population was tied to the family farm within
one generation. In more contemporary times, most consumers have no direct
connection to farming so that to create a unified vision for the future of
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