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Comment Number: AGW-14335
|Sent:||Thursday, December 31, 2009 9:58 AM|
I am writing because I am concerned about the lack of competition in agricultural markets.
Just one company, Monsanto, controls the majority of seeds in the US, and regularly threatens farmers who don't buy its seeds. Surely the financial crisis has re-educated us on the need for competition and anti-trust issues.
Food is grown and raised in ways that are terrible for the environment, with methods that pollute the water, poison the soil, and threaten our long-term food security. We have no healthy future if this continues to be true.
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to comment.