Agriculture: The Power to Save Earth

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What we do right now in agriculture, matters most for planet Earth. This is the main point I came away with after reading; “Will agriculture save the planet before it destroys it?”

This provocatively titled story published in the January 2016 edition of Wheat Life Magazine (wheatlife.org), shares the content of a speech made by Jack Bobo, senior vice president of Intrexon – a synthetic biotechnology company, at the 2015 Tri-State Grain Growers Convention.

Bobo says the next 35 years in agriculture are crucial regarding; (among other things)

  • world population growth,
  • increased food production,
  • trends in global farming,
  • the need for policy based on fact and not perceptions.

Click on the link below to read the complete article: “Will agriculture save the planet before it destroys it?” Reported by Wheat Life magazine editor Trista Crossley. (Shared by permission) Wheat Life Magazine is the official publication of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers.

Wheat Life Magazine – “Will agriculture save the planet before it destroys it?”

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