Agriculture and Food Production

Blog entry | Dec 09 2016

The first part of our food security series explained the complexities of this global issue.

Blog entry | Nov 18 2016

As the world’s population grows, the need to provide food for all people will intensify the conversation about food security. According to estimates by the U.S.

Blog entry | Sep 22 2016

Controlling and reducing soil degradation is a matter of raising awareness of the issue and encouraging innovative approaches in land management techniques. 

Blog entry | Sep 14 2016

The term "antibiotic resistance" can sound confusing and, thus, scary.  Antibiotic resistance is the refusal of the host to accept the treatment of antibiotics.

Blog entry | Aug 24 2016

Twitter users often use #FF (short for "Follow Friday") to highlight people they think their followers should follow as well. Today, though, I’m using #FF for "Follow Farmers."

Blog entry | Aug 02 2016

A new study from a European farm organization highlights just how important crop protection tools – like insecticides,

Blog entry | Jul 26 2016

The past few months have given me quite a few reasons to break out my I Love GMOs shir

Blog entry | Jun 30 2016

A group of California farmers did the unexpected this year: They beat their water conservation goals.

Blog entry | May 31 2016

Fourth in an occasional series.

Blog entry | May 31 2016

For years, the debate over the safety of genetically engineered crops (or genetically modified organisms or GMOS) has come down to one statement: the science isn’t there.

Blog entry | May 20 2016

Actress Emma Watson might be best known for playing “the brightest witch of her age,” Hermione Granger, in the Harry Potter movies, but she has gotten some of her facts wrong about agricul

Blog entry | May 03 2016

A few months back at a family reunion, my mom and I seriously considered hiding the orange juice from the rest of our relatives.

Blog entry | Apr 26 2016

There are 7 billion people on the planet, and in 30 years, that number will grow to 10 billion.

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