TITLE

Technology advancing agriculture to feed world

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Cary
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/20/2012, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 2012 Southwest Agricultural Summit held in Yuma, Arizona. The event's keynote speaker was Mike McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of Helena Chemical Company, who highlighted the role played by technology in helping humans feed the world. McCarthy cited the need for a change in nutrition and mentioned the impact of the global economy on U.S. agriculture.
ACCESSION #
75973849

 

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