A poll of Illinois and other voters around the country shows that Democrats and Republicans mostly agree on one thing -- the importance of sustainability -- and farming as one of the most sustainable of all economic sectors.
Washington, D-C-based Morning Consult (CON-sult), which conducts polls for the likes of Bloomberg and Politico, has found 75-percent of Democratic and 80-percent of Republican voters surveyed believe agriculture is sustainable. Pollster spokesman Tyler Sinclair;
Sinclair says 59-percent of those registered voter polled trust farmers to make the right decisions when it comes to environmental sustainability;
About two-thousand registered voters responded to the poll conducted last month on behalf of the American Farm Bureau.