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Curbing Ag's Resource Needs
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Aug 2, 2010 07:47 AM CDT

DENVER (DTN) -- As a senior vice president for the World Wildlife Fund, Jason Clay isn't the typical speaker at a National Cattlemen's Beef Association convention.

But at NCBA's summer meeting, the group held a panel discussion for the general membership on the environmental challenges beef production faces, as well as research countering some misconceptions about the cattle industry.

NCBA members have constant challenges right now with the Environmental Protection Agency over water and air issues, right down to tighter proposed rules on dust.

Because of global population growth and the shortage of arable land, Clay says all of agriculture ...

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