Question Conventional Wisdom
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Dec 10, 2013 02:05 PM CST

CHICAGO (DTN) -- Ray Wyse opted to be a contrarian at the DTN/Progressive Farmer Ag Summit.

Wyse, a grain-industry strategist for S.W.A.T. LLC, in Omaha, Neb., on Monday shared with farmers some different perspectives on long-term trends in agriculture and future food demand that go against conventional wisdom often heard today.

Wyse goes against the grain, so to speak, when it comes to the old argument that the world isn't making more farmland. The world might not be making more, but there is idle ground out there globally that can be put into production or used more efficiently. For example, ...

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