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Six Pieces of the Innovation Puzzle - IFDC
Scientists have made great strides toward feeding the world in the last century. Norman Borlaug bred stronger, higher yielding wheat strains. Various scientists brought precision agriculture to commercial farms. Scientists at the Tennessee Valley Authority created slow-release, high-analysis fertilizers. Still 805 million people experience chronic hunger. Many smallholder farmers in developing nations are poor. Young people are leaving the farms.…