A new survey conducted by Cargill shows consumers believe technology advancements in agriculture are key to feed a growing population, but only about half of the respondents want their food to come from a technologically-advanced farm.
Corporations and organizations looking to serve the nation's farmers and ranchers are exploring a new pool of candidates to fill their open positions: students with backgrounds outside of traditional production agriculture.
Global agricultural productivity will need to see an average annual increase of 1.73% if the world is to sustainably produce enough food, feed, fiber, and bioenergy for 10 billion people in 2050, according to an annual report.
With an eye on the future of agriculture and the need to address shareholders and customers expectations, Bayer confirmed an ambitious plan to address climate change and a more sustainable farming future during events in Monheim, Germany, this week.
Cotton growers who have been struggling with trade tensions and competition from synthetic fibers are increasingly under pressure from manufacturers and retailers to prove that their crop is environmentally sustainable.
Midwestern corn farmers will soon be helped to more effectively target and measure the impact of efforts to protect the environment on 1.5 million acres, thanks to a new initiative by Tate & Lyle PLC and Land O’Lakes.
Pressure to address sustainability and nutrition under a common framework is picking up steam as global stakeholders grapple with what it will take to sustainably produce enough food for healthy eating patterns given global population projections 30 years out.
Global food security is an enormous challenge not only because it refers to our responsibility to feed a rapidly growing population, but because we must also do so sustainably in ever-changing conditions.