Max Armstrong shares insights about the work of Beth Ford, CEO of Land O’Lakes, who takes on causes many may not consider directly related to agriculture. Max notes her work to expand internet connectivity which Ford says its necessary for quality education and healthcare, which farmers need to be successful. Another issue is food insecurity, and she notes that 78% of counties index as food insecure are in rural America.
Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.
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