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An experimental “golden” potato could prevent disease and death in developing countries where residents rely heavily on starchy food for sustenance.

Last year, Terry Gram's 45-acre hillside orchard in Paris, Ohio, gave him his biggest crop ever. A couple of decades ago, much of that surplus would have been tossed out. Now, growers like Gram can turn to groups like the Ohio Association of Food Banks and its Agricultural Clearance Program.

Recently, my agriculture pursuits allowed me a venture into pop culture, as I made time to read The Hunger Games. Now the movie has...

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Global food demand could double by 2050, according to a new projection by David Tilman, regents professor of ecology in the University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences, and colleagues, including Jason Hill, assistant professor in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the world has never produced more food, fed more people and, simultaneously, never had so many hungry people.

TV talkers and radio ranters briefly bloviated last week on the world's population topping 7 billion. While 7 billion is a big number it isn't the biggest part of the population story.
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