NEWS
40 Chances to Feed the World
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Dec 17, 2013 11:01 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Howard G. Buffett is making a $3 billion philanthropic investment to improve global food security, and with the new book "40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World," three generations of the Buffett family explain how they plan to help the world's most vulnerable people.

Every year marks another chance to improve global food security and the premise of "40 Chances" is simple. There are essentially 40 years before the global population rises to more than 9 billion people. A recent United Nations update now projects roughly 9.2 billion people by mid-century. The book looks at the ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Batten Down the Hatches Purdue economists forecast multiple years of negative or narrow margins for corn and soybean prod...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
View From the Cab
Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern
Senate Panel OKs Tax-Extenders Bill
A Tough Country
Woodbury: Farm Family Business
Russ' Vintage Iron
View From the Cab
View From the Cab
Batten Down the Hatches
USDA Redefines "Wealthy" Farms