Agriculture, Science and Feeding the World: What’s to Come?

In the last 18 months, the journal Nature has published a number of articles related to the future of agriculture. The July 29, 2010 issue contained a series of articles on feeding a hungry world. And, the October 20, 2011 issue contained a critical analysis of four potential steps to “meet society‚Äôs growing food needs while reducing agriculture’s environmental harm.” Data and views expressed in these articles are sure to spark some of your own thoughts on the topics. Don’t hesitate to share them at the VPSL Facebook — post a comment on the wall or look for the images of the July 29, 2010 and October 20, 2011 Nature covers within the “Extension and Outreach” image folder and comment there.