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Feeding the World - 1
Thu Aug 29, 2013 06:52 AM CDT

By now, just about everyone knows the scenario: more than 9 billion people on the planet by 2050, all ready to eat. With dwindling natural resources, changing climate and an already stressed environment, will the world's farmers and ranchers be able to feed them? Can agriculture boost food production by 70% over the next 40 years to satisfy the world's appetite?

It's the most significant challenge of our time. Achieving it won't be easy. Lester Brown, in his book "Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Security," said ag producers, in ...

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