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Paul Schickler

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Be a Leader, Entrepreneur Whose Livelihood Provides Food for Others

(0) Comments | Posted October 16, 2012 | 1:22 PM

This week in Iowa, leaders from around the world will come together at the 2012 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium to debate solutions to ensure global food security. Simultaneously, many Americans will watch as Presidential candidates debate the best path to U.S. economic security. One way we can address...

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To Fight Hunger, Inspire Youth

(2) Comments | Posted May 17, 2012 | 7:18 PM

This week some of the foremost international leaders in government, business, non-profit and academia are gathering in Washington, D.C., to inform the G8 Summit conversation on the issue of food security, and to propose solutions to feed a growing world population. Heads of State, President Obama, even Bono, are joining...

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Agricultural Innovation to Feed the World

(2) Comments | Posted July 21, 2011 | 3:09 PM

Recently, China purchased unexpected quantities of corn, boosting corn prices in the United States. This is not only good for American farmers. Those purchases, and growing global demand for the food we grow, can also provide the fragile U.S. economy a lifeline.

Indeed, that same week...

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Even Those with Full Plates Need Food Security

(10) Comments | Posted May 20, 2010 | 1:47 PM

In the United States, it's easy to take our food supply for granted. Less than one percent of the U.S. population claims farming as an occupation, yet there is no national shortage. To the contrary, agricultural exports are strong. From the dining room of most U.S. consumers, the notion of...

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