Feeding the World - 3
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tue Sep 3, 2013 11:59 AM CDT

Participants all along the food chain are implementing initiatives and programs to assure consumers that agriculture is using systems and practices to boost yields and on-farm profits, conserve natural resources for future generations and protect the environment. Here is a small sample of the wide variety of efforts from major life science companies.


As complicated as agriculture is, it becomes necessary to know the numbers that lead to overall improvement, best measured by a farmer's yields and bottom line.

Paul Rea, vice president of U.S. crop protection, said BASF looks at products from the standpoint of controlling a particular ...

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