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Impact Story: Global Food Security

Earlham Institute (EI) – Jul 14, 2016 Our wide-ranging research into animal, plant and microbial genomics helps us improve breeding, withstand disease and enhance yields for future generations. Food-matters,


PDF Version The world is at a critical juncture: it is very different to where it was six years ago when it committed to the goal of ending hunger, food insecurity and all forms of malnutrition by 2030. At the … Continue reading

No Soil. No Growing Seasons. Just Add Water and Technology. – The New York Times

By Kim Severson July 6, 2021 MOREHEAD, Ky. — In this pretty town on the edge of coal country, a high-tech greenhouse so large it could cover 50 football fields glows with the pinks and yellows of 30,600 LED and … Continue reading

Rodale Institute Launching Regenerative Ag Center in Parma, Italy

July 13, 2021 | Posted in Residue Management, Nutrient Management, Soil Health, No-Till Farming 101 In the land just outside of Parma, Italy, 6 acres are dedicated to a carbon-neutral village, which includes office space, labs, a scientific garden, a … Continue reading

World Food Prize Winner: Soils Should Have Rights, Too

Conservation Agriculture advocates leaving crop residues on fields, creating an organic cover that gives nutrients back to the soil. A pioneer in soil research and Conservation Agriculture, Dr. Rattan Lal paved the way in one of FAO’s key areas of … Continue reading

South African riots and food security: why there’s an urgent need to restore stability

July 14, 2021 5.36am EDT When South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, addressed the nation on July 12 amid violence and destruction of property in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces, he warned of several risks if the situation was not … Continue reading

Agriculture prices to ease but hunger and climate goals are far off -FAO/OECD | Reuters

Grain ears are photographed on a field near Bad Vilbel just outside of Frankfurt, Germany, May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Summary Prices of main food commodities to ease over 2021-2030 -report Productivity, slower demand seen cooling recent price surge FAO, … Continue reading

Summit Agricultural to acquire biorefinery | 2021-07-13 | Food Business News

07.13.2021 By Holly Demaree-Saddler ALDEN, IOWA — Summit Agricultural Group has reached an agreement to acquire Phillipsburg, Kan.-based biorefinery Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy. Prairie Horizon is a renewable fuel corn ethanol producer that has been in operation since 2006. The plant … Continue reading

How the Rising Cost of Food Is Sweeping Around the World – Bloomberg

The factors lifting prices could persist even as we returns to pre-pandemic norms. The world’s poorest will bear the highest cost. By Bloomberg Opinion July 13, 2021, 6:00 PM EDT The cost of feeding the world is the most expensive … Continue reading

Prince Charles’ warning over survival of small farms – BBC News

Letting small family farms go to the wall will “break the backbone of Britain’s rural communities”, Prince Charles has said. The focus on producing plentiful and cheap food threatens the survival of the country’s smaller farms, he says. If they … Continue reading