New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security

🕔Nov 14, 2017A new map was released today detailing croplands worldwide in the highest resolution yet, helping to ensure global food and water security in a sustainable way. The map establishes that there are […]

Farm Bill: Wheat Growers Oppose Big Food Aid Changes – DTN

🕔Oct 25, 2017Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., late last week launched a campaign to make changes to U.S. food aid programs in the next farm bill, but wheat groups […]

FAO Report: Global Hunger is on the Rise Again

🕔Sep 21, 2017Background An update on Friday from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations indicated that, “After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the […]

UK Not Ready for Brexit’s Impact on Food, Report Warns

🕔Jul 18, 2017Severe problems with the UK food system are likely unless issues are addressed, according to latest expert report The retail industry is predicting price rises of up to 22 per […]

Aflatoxin: Researchers Use Transgenic Corn Plants to Prevent the Deadly Toxin

🕔Mar 24, 2017Researchers at the University of Arizona have found a promising way to prevent the loss of millions of tons of crops to a fungus each year, offering the potential to […]

Commodity Groups Ask Trump to Keep Food Aid American-Grown

🕔Jan 26, 2017Earlier today, several commodity organizations providing the bulk of the in-kind food aid contributions by the United States sent a letter to President Trump asking him to maintain and strengthen […]

Corn, Soy, Rice, Wheat: We Need 87% More Production by 2050

🕔Mar 29, 2016In the race against world hunger, we’re running out of time. By 2050, the global population will have grown and urbanized so much that we will need to produce 87 […]

Climate Change: USDA Reports on Global Food Security and U.S. System

🕔Dec 1, 2015As world leaders gather in Paris this week to negotiate a new global climate agreement, it is important to recognize the contributions of farmers, ranchers and foresters in the United […]

Rice: UN Makes Bid to Define Sustainability

🕔Oct 27, 2015The world’s first standard for sustainable rice, which sets new and more efficient standards for rice cultivation, was launched today by the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), a global alliance of […]

Flint on Crops: Other Crops May Be in Our Future

🕔Oct 26, 2015An old saying among sailors is “any port in a storm”. Its meaning is apparent to anyone who has faced a crisis situation and some alternative has been presented. This […]

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