Population growth demands improved farm efficiency

Smith, Ron
May 2010
Southwest Farm Press;5/6/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that farm productivity and efficiency are needed from U.S. farmers as global population will reach 9 billion by 2050. Adrian Percy of Bayer CropScience Ltd. states that the food supply will be a global challenge. Jennifer Shaw of Syngenta Crop Protection Inc. notes that a yardstick that factors in the effects of crop production on land, soil, water, and energy will be measured against productivity.


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