TITLE

Population growth demands improved farm efficiency

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;5/6/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
50465308

 

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