Meeting food needs through sustainable production systems and family farms
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Some of the most vexing problems confronting agriculture and human kind regard our ability to feed a growing world population and if we can achieve that with a sustainable family farm system of agriculture. Such systems hold the greatest potential for food security. But ultimately, fulfillment of their potential depends on how we invest our agricultural research dollars. The agricultural research and education system is not only a part of the solution, it is the most critical element of the solution.
Agricultural biotechnology; consolidation; factory farming; organic farming; food insecurity; IPM; globalization; enviromental protection; human health; nutrition; patents;