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Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:14 AM CST

One reason often cited by farmers on why they chose a career in production agriculture is so they can be their own boss. But with the public's increased interest in how food is produced, more people are looking over farmers' shoulders to see what practices they're using to earn a living.

Public scrutiny will likely grow more intense as the big national and multinational food companies are pressured by consumers and special interest groups to become more transparent about the environmental and social costs of food production. In addition, the global food chain ...

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