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Plant Breeding

To Deal With Climate Change, We Need Agricultural Innovation -- Now

Dr. Robert T. Fraley | Posted 07.06.2014 | Home
Dr. Robert T. Fraley

By adopting smart new innovations and other helpful agricultural strategies, and by working to limit greenhouse gas emissions before they climb much higher, we can pave the way for a century where more people can enjoy safe, nutritious, affordable food than they ever have before.

Freezing the Footprint of Food

Dr. Jason Clay | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jason Clay

We need to freeze the footprint of food -- find ways to double the productivity of farming, so that we can produce twice as much food and fiber on the same amount of land. This will require many actors working on several strategies simultaneously.

Feeding an Ever-growing Population

Cary Fowler | Posted 02.01.2012 | Impact
Cary Fowler

Mankind reached its first billion just as the 19th century got underway. That feat of fecundity required eons. It took us just 12 years, however, to tack on the last billion. We're definitely on a roll.