30 May '13, 9pm

The Age of Plenty

Agricultural Productivity Will Rise to the Challenge We can feed a growing world for decades to come provided that we invest in research not only in the advanced countries, but everywhere Farming by the Numbers Precision agriculture brings computing’s accuracy to the ancient art of cultivation Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Big Ag Selling to the world, not feeding it+The Checkered History of Big Ag Video GM Foods Grow Up With new genetic tricks, farmers could feed the planet while dodging the controversy +Roboticized Genetics Labs Stopping Starvation by Satellite Satellite data can predict agricultural output and famine

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/static/the-age-of-plenty

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