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.
Monsanto has made substantial progress on a host of sustainability commitments and programs in the areas of climate-smart agriculture, water quality, biodiversity, food security, and operational efficiencies. The company continues to be guided by its Growing Better Together sustainability plan which has three main focus areas: Better Planet, Better Lives, and Better Partner. “We’re proud […]
Elanco Animal Health and Heifer International are marking a 10-year milestone in their mission to break the cycle of hunger. Since 2008, Elanco and its employees have joined forces to give nearly $5 million to Heifer International’s efforts to achieve food security across the globe. Through eight projects, Elanco and Heifer International have created more […]