Global middle class increases demand for food, farmers


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Gary Truitt with Hoosier Ag Today, a statewide radio network, was the guest speaker for the Greater Seymour Chamber of Commerce's annual Ag Day Breakfast on Wednesday at the American Legion Annex in Seymour. PHOTO BY AUBREY WOODS


A growing middle class in other parts of the world, including China and India, will desire something the American farmer can give them — quality, good-tasting, low-cost food.

Gary Truitt with Hoosier Ag Today, a statewide radio network, delivered that message to the more than 70 people at the Greater Seymour Chamber of Commerce’s annual Ag Day Breakfast on Wednesday.

Truitt said there is tremendous potential for the American farmer because of global food needs.

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