Water conference panelist: ‘We in agriculture can no longer be among the losers’

Outlet: The Fence Post

December 1, 2009

GOLDEN — A recent United Nations report indicated that about 70 percent more food will be needed in the world by 2040 as the world’s population expands. “How are we going to do that without water?” Pat O’Toole asked a crowd of more than 100 people Tuesday at the 2009 Ag Water Summit, conducted at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. O’Toole, a southwest Wyoming rancher and farmer, is president of the Family Farm Alliance, an organization that represents farmers and ranchers in 17 Western states…

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