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Futurist says U.S. entering golden age of agriculture

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FARGO - What do cell phones, baby kangaroos and DNA mapping have to do with agriculture?

A lot, potentially, according to futurist Lowell Catlett, a featured speaker Tuesday at the 2013 Northern Soybean Expo held at the Fargo Holiday Inn.

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With the cost of buying a home the lowest it's ever been in the United States and the price of food relative to income going down, Catlett said the jump in disposable income is creating oodles of new markets for farm producers to exploit.

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