History: As the Cattleman Sees the Problem of World Nutrition

Reprinted from the December 1951 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

As the Cattleman Sees the Problem of World Nutrition
By Gran MacEwen, Associate Editor

‘If someone were to ask, “What is a farmer or rancher?”, a reasonable answer would be “a manufacturer”. Perhaps he cannot qualify for membership in the Canadian Manufacturer’s Association but still his main purpose is to direct the manufacture of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and so on, for the building, maintenance and repair of human bodies. There is no more important enterprise, and since he is so firmly entrenched in the food business, the agriculturalist should have accurate knowledge about nutrition and food requirements in humans as well as livestock.’

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