National Corn Growers Association CEO Rick Tolman presented NCGA's perspective on sustainability to the Agricultural Sustainability Forum held in Kansas City, Mo. The meeting, held by the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City, focused on the variety of perspectives on sustainability that influence how the overall industry deals with this key issue.
Kathleen Merrigan, deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Center for Food Integrity CEO Charlie Arnot also provided their perspectives on sustainability.
In his remarks, Tolman explored the farmer's unique perspective as a function of the relationship to the land inherent in farming as well as from a factual position demonstrating more tangible sustainability measures common in U.S. agriculture.
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