Vogt saw modern agricultural methods as an environmental disaster, while Borlaug saw an opportunity to preserve land by doing more on less.
While it’s astounding to see how the Cultivate food program adapted and thrived during the pandemic, the mission isn’t accomplished.
As reported in the journal Nature, researchers have sequenced new variations of genomes in barley and wheat, a big step toward fighting world hunger.
The release of the first waves of the COVID-19 vaccine has marked the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021 as an exciting time for science! So often we take for granted just how much we depend on modern medicine, doctors, and scientists for the well being of humanity; they deserve a lot of […]
Farmers have tinkered with crop genomes for thousands of years, slowly improving crop traits and meticulously saving seeds to propagate cultivars the next season. In the 1950s, governments worldwide attempted to find significant, peaceful uses for their atomic energy programs after World War II, and to bring atomic energy and experimentation into the lives of […]
While the webinar on a “Food System” report provided a viable discussion, it did not seem to suggest any solutions besides changing the system.
Our food supply chain is being forced to make substantial adjustments amid a very changed world, and it will take some time to adapt.