2018 Farm Bill Topic at 2017 Commodity Classic

At the General Session of the 2017 Commodity Classic the farmer leaders of the commodity groups spoke to the audience on issues facing agriculture.  Ron Moore, President of the American Soybean Association discussed some of the things farmers would like to see in the 2018 farm bill;

 

3-3 Ron Moore 1                :33            …”research.”

 

Regarding the new administration and President Trump’s involvement in agriculture, Moore says the ag community isn’t taking anything for granted:

 

3-3  Ron Moore 2                :26            …”to do that.”

 

President of National Sorghum Producers spok

e about the recent appearance of the sugarcane aphid, and how it’s affected sorghum production:

 

3-3 Don Bloss 1                :34            …”low prices.”

 

And Bloss went on to explain why finding more uses for sorghum is becoming more and more important:

 

3-3 Don Bloss 2            :18            …”precious commodity.”

 

ASA president Ron Moore and NSP president Don Bloss from the 2017 Commodity Classic.

 


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