Friday, April 19, 2013

Sustainability Not a Buzz Word for Farmers

Cleveland--Ohio crop farmer and cattle rancher Mike Haley blogs about sustainability this week in  The Biofortified Blog.  “Lately it seems the term sustainability has become more of a buzz word that implies something better, thus opening the doors for advertising and marketers to take advantage of certain elements of their products that seem more sustainable than their competitors,” writes Haley. “Sustainability is not a buzz word to farmers, as agriculture has always focused on producing food for our communities while caring for the environment in which we live.”

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