GFLC Look Back: The Future of Food


Though the effects of the 2012 drought in the United States on global food supply  may not yet be fully known, projections are that food prices will increase over the next year.  Months before the drought started,  former U.S. Senator Tom Daschle, Emery Koenig of Cargill, and Matt Jansen of Archer Daniels Midland discussed the challenges  facing farmers and markets across the globe at the Global Financial Leadership Conference.

The 2012 Global Financial Leadership Conference begins next week. This week, we’re looking back at some of the best discussions from years past.



Debbie Carlson has focused on commodities for much of her writing career. She spent more than a decade at Dow Jones covering the Chicago-based futures exchanges. As a Dow Jones editor, she worked closely with The Wall Street Journal and Barron's in planning commodities coverage.

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