Controversies continue over Congress's passing of the bill that banned the mandated labels on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on food. However, one sociologist says that the arguments are fueled more heavily by emotions and politics rather than actual science, reports Elizabeth Whitman for the International Business Times.
Now that our industry has stepped up to meet the new demand, there is another fundamental shift underway as the markets adjust to increasing worldwide supply of grain that is pressuring prices. This change has been good for livestock producers who are now mostly profitable due in part to falling feed costs. Production agriculture, on the other hand, is now adjusting to thin or even no margin of profit.