September 21, 2011

Lenders discrimination against sustainable agriculture

The Center for Rural Affairs, and the Iowa Farmers Union, with financial support from the Leopold Center have released a report that show discrimination where sustainability in agriculture is concerned. The report shows how lenders and insurance companies distinguish between and treat conventional farming and sustainable and ranchers. Traci Bruckner, Assistant Policy Director at the Center for Rural Affairs and an author of the report. “There are several things we can do to change that right away,” Bruckner added. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers.
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