12 Total Quotes

Bob Stallman Quotes

I'm sure our producers are going to be concerned about this, ... significant short-term economic challenges for some commodities and specific farm types.
Bob Stallman
#Challenges

The problems we are having right now getting any kind of ambition in the market access area is an indicator of the reluctance of the rest of the world to go in that direction,
Bob Stallman
#Ambition

So you do have your work cut out for you, ... I'm not going to pretend this is going to be easy here in this county. But other counties have managed to defeat these kinds of initiatives.
Bob Stallman
#Initiatives

[Farmers, even those outside the disaster zone, are begging for hurricane cash.] It is important to remember that the economic impact of Hurricane Katrina is harming much more of U.S. agriculture than producers in those three states, ... As the Senate and House Appropriations Committees prepare to address this natural disaster, we urge you to include emergency disaster assistance for farmers and ranchers.
Bob Stallman
#Natural Disaster #Producers #Senate

New drugs from plants--green factories, as they are called--are on the horizon,
Bob Stallman
#Plants #Horizon

Biotechnology is not just about farming. It's about business; it's about our future, ... It doesn't affect just farmers; it affects everyone.
Bob Stallman
#Farmers

We are fighting tooth and nail to defeat backtracking by the EU on the framework agreement on market access, not to mention the developing countries -- a lot of them are viewing this negotiation as: 'We get to have everything given to us and we don't have to do anything in return.'
Bob Stallman
#Negotiation

Farmers are feeling the pain of rising input costs, including energy prices, and fertilizer prices that have tripled in just the last few years. They are clearly looking for relief from costs pressures, which they cannot pass along to their customers.
Bob Stallman
#Energy Prices #Farmers