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Organic Agriculture Key to Feeding the World Sustainably

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Study analyzes 40 years of science against 4 areas of sustainability.

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ProMedica Focuses on Food as Preventive Medicine with Food Pharmacy

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ProMedica has been screening patients for food insecurity since April. More than 1,200 patients have been referred to its first food pharmacy.

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American Society of Agronomy Acknowledges World Food Prize

Important prize promotes development of cutting edge technologies

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Global Marine Analysis Suggests Food Chain Collapse

A world-first global analysis of marine responses to climbing human CO2 emissions has painted a grim picture of future fisheries and ocean ecosystems.

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Virginia Bioinformatics Institute Researchers Join Effort to Fill Gaps in Nutrition Science

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An international team of researchers, including scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, has identified key opportunities in nutrition science to address projected gaps in food availability.

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Role of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in Feeding a Growing World Population: Articles in Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Feeding a growing world population, especially in developing countries, will require advances in technology to support sustainable food systems and collaborations between the agriculture and food production industries, hunger relief professionals and health experts including registered dietitian nutritionists, according to two new articles in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Ocean Acidification to Lead the Way for Food Chain Changes

UAB research shows that phytoplankton, the foundation of all marine life, will experience varied growth rates due to ocean acidification levels during the next century.

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Smart Cornfields of the Future

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Scientists attending a workshop at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory slipped the leash of scientific caution and tried to imagine what they would do if they could redesign plants at will. The ideas they dreamed up may make the difference between full bellies and empty ones in the near future when population may outrun the ability of traditional plant breeding to increase yields.

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Waiting to Harvest After a Rain Enhances Food Safety

To protect consumers from foodborne illness, produce farmers should wait 24 hours after a rain or irrigating their fields to harvest crops,

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Researchers Discover New Enzyme, Link to Iron in Vitamin A Synthesis

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A research team's discovery of new information about how plants synthesize carotenoids, precursors for vitamin A that are essential for plant development and survival, and human health, could help scientists increase the levels of provitamin A in food crops and reduce global vitamin A deficiency.







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