Sen. Blunt: U.S. farmers need to ‘take advantage of our advantages’

Sen. Roy Blunt says there’s no doubt the world needs to double its food production over the next 30 years.

But the chairman of the Senate Rules Committee and member of the Appropriations Committee says being able to move food and other agricultural commodities will be just as important as growing them in the future.

Sen. Blunt, one of the few members of Congress to have held leadership positions in both the House and Senate, talked about infrastructure needs and other issues facing the government in remarks at the Appreciation Breakfast at the Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day.

For more on the field day, visit http://eas.missouri.edu/delta.

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