Brian Klippenstein - U.S. Round Up - Around the World in 90 Days - Policies Influencing Our Journey

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Published on August 1, 2015

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1. • UN: Farmers Must Double Food Production By 2050 to Feed World Population • “A person who is well fed has many problems… A hungry person has only one problem.”

2. • Hog Production – In 1940, one sow birthed 12 pigs per year. – Today, one sow births 33 pigs per year • Beef Production – American farmers produces 2x as much consumable meat using same number of cattle as in 1940 • Land Use – In 1900, 5 acres were required to provide enough food for one person per year. – Today, only ½ acre is required.

3. 66% 66% 55% 44% 35% 24% 27% 39% 49% 65% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Sep. 5-6 Oct. 8 Oct. 12-15 Oct. 26-28 Election Support Oppose

4. November 2014: Missouri Farming Rights Amendment Says: “That agriculture which provides food, energy, health benefits, and security is the foundation and stabilizing force of Missouri’s economy. To protect this vital sector of Missouri’s economy, the rights of farmers and ranchers to engage in farming and ranching practices shall be forever guaranteed in this state, subject to duly authorized powers, if any, conferred by article VI of the constitution of Missouri.”

5. • Protection of and prevention of cruelty to livestock animals. Use of accepted animal husbandry practice is not a negation. • Notwithstanding any provision of the law to the contrary, no person shall dock the tail of any bovine, or procure the same to be

6. AG POLITICAL SUPPORT

7. Keeping Our Traditions Alive For Future Generations Brian Klippenstein Executive Director [email protected] (202) 441-2276 / ProtectTheHarvest @ProtectHarvest

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