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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Oct 17, 2013 04:36 PM CDT

Howard Buffett was taking questions at the Borlaug Dialogue of the World Food Prize events on Thursday when he was asked his views about the role farm subsidies should play in helping develop agriculture in African countries such as Ghana.

His answer reflected some of the issues that will be debated in the coming weeks about the role of U.S. commodity programs and policies such as conservation compliance.

Perhaps, most interesting, Buffett started off noting that farm programs are critical for any country trying to ensure food security.

"There's not a country in the world that I'm aware of that ...

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