Author - Lauren Waldrip Ward

Magazine March 2019

A Big AG Problem

By Lauren Waldrip Ward   Within 30 years, the global population is expected to pass the nine-billion mark, and we are going to need a big food supply. We need big technology, big innovation, big conservation and big ag. Sometimes, “big ag” is thrown around like an insult. But, in fact, we...

Magazine October 2018

The Farm Bill – Not Just for Farmers

Lauren Waldrip Ward – Arkansas Rice Federation Director It’s a common misconception: The Farm Bill relates to agriculture and doesn’t affect the average American consumer. This could not be further from the truth. The reality is, if you eat food, you need a farm bill. Since 1933, the Farm...