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Buffett advocates for conservation, says regulation doesn't work

Buffett advocates for conservation, says regulation doesn't work

Howard G. Buffett shared his passion for conservation and his skepticism about environmental regulations as a panelist at last week's World Food Prize.

The Illinois farmer and son of billionaire Warren Buffett said, "Regulations never work well. You automatically believe you have to fight it, and most the time you do. Regulators are not farmers. A few years ago, EPA was talking about dust-free combines, and I thought, OK, we’ll all starve."

Buffett went on to advocate for proactive conservation practices that preserve soil.

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