Purdue Extension will offer a public teleconference/webinar focused on the delayed planting issues facing Indiana farmers Friday, May 27, 2011 from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT for the public.
For more information, click here: Purdue Webcast Information
The United Nations says a billion people go hungry on this planet each day. And the overall population is growing. Experts expect we'll top 9 billion by 2045. The looming question: How to feed everyone with limited resources? This week, several major foundations -- including Ford and Gates -- launched a $3 million a year initiative aimed at figuring out how to come up with the food we need. -Tess Vigeland, Marketplace
The farmers markets in
these days are piled high with organic strawberries and kale. To the contented shoppers, this is what the future should be -- fruits and veggies grown on small farms, nearby the city. But, get over it. This isn't the future -- not if we want to feed everyone. -Adrienne Hill, Marketplace Los Angeles