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Keynote speaker Dr. Chris Ashworth delivers his address Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at the Animal Science Conference at the MinnWest Tech Campus in Willmar, Minn. Gary Miller/West Central Tribune

Animal science conference wrangles with food production challenges, opportunities

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WILLMAR — Animal agriculture stands in an enviable but challenging position, where world population growth equals higher demand for meat, milk and eggs, but where increasing regulation and consumer expectations may limit the industry’s ability to produce meat, milk and eggs to feed a hungry world.


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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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