Gregory farmer speaks to World Trade Organization

Gregory farmer speaks to World Trade Organization

South Dakota Farmers Union

Fifteen minutes. A small group of young farmers from across the globe, captured the attention of World Trade Organization (WTO) members for 15 minutes, sharing their ideas for sustainable agriculture during the Global Forum on Food and Agriculture held in Berlin Germany during International Green Week, the world’s largest agriculture and food exhibition.

Gregory, South Dakota farmer, Hank Wonnenberg, represented North America together with a young producer from Canada. “They said they were in awe of the proposal we came up with,” recalled Wonnenberg, of response from WTO members, agriculture ministers and agriculture secretaries representing 74 countries, to the two-page document he and 14 other young producers developed throughout five days of discussion.

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