Farmers Have Key Role In Sustainability

Farmers Have Key Role In Sustainability

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The National Corn Growers Association says farmers play a key role when it comes to cutting greenhouse gases.

The group attended a meeting in Washington D.C. hosted by Field To Market with the focus of better understanding climate change risks facing the ag sector including retailers, conservation groups and farmers. The NCGA's stewardship and sustainability director Rachel Orf tells Agrimarketing:

"One reoccurring theme is that any successful effort has to start with farmers and work its way up through the system. Large retailers & suppliers are setting goals for reducing greenhouse gases because their customers want them to do this. However, their sustainability personnel understands we need a farmer-friendly solution that allows mutual progress and keeps farmers farming."

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