Productivity needs no apologies

Gregg Doud
Gregg Doud, chief ag negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office, spoke at the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 annual meeting. Doud recently said biotech and other ag technology are essential to feed a growing world population. FILE PHOTO

American agriculture pro­­ductivity is, hands down, the envy of the  world. Using the latest in biotech and other advances, along with knowledge built over generations and a whole lot of hard work, farmers in Iowa and around the United States have continually increased their productivity. They are safely producing what’s needed by a growing world population while protecting the environment.

Badge of honor

That unrivaled success, ac­cording to Gregg Doud, chief ag negotiator for the U.S. Trade...

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