Global Ag Production Slipping
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Oct 15, 2014 01:32 PM CDT

DES MOINES (DTN) -- Global agricultural productivity isn't increasing fast enough to meet the growing demand in the coming decades, the Global Harvest Initiative concluded in its latest report.

The consortium made up of some of the world's largest agribusinesses and conservation groups released its fifth-annual Global Agricultural Productivity report on Wednesday at the World Food Prize Symposium. The report sounds alarms over trends in production globally compared to population trends through 2050.

"If the latest trend continues, the world may not be able to sustainably supply enough food and other agricultural goods to meet exponentially growing demand in the ...

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