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Global Harvest Initiative Issue Brief: Embracing Science-Based Technologies Critical to Increase Agricultural Productivity and Enhance Global Food Security

JUNE 13, 2011

On June 13, the Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) published a new policy issue brief which highlights the importance of science-based technologies in sustainably addressing the mounting challenges of global hunger and food security in order to feed an anticipated nine billion people globally by 2050.

The policy issue brief, “Embracing Science-Based Technologies,” suggests that closing the global agricultural productivity gap between supply and demand and meeting the needs of a growing population will require the embrace of existing and new technologies and innovations that are scientifically proven to safely and effectively increase agricultural productivity.

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Celebrate National Ag Day All Week

MARCH 15, 2011

National Ag Day and National Ag Week are a time when producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America gather together to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by American agriculture. As the world’s population soars, there is even greater demand for the food, fiber and renewable resources produced in the United States.

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