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By Jerry Haar Our planet is a hungry one. By the year 2050, the world will need to produce enough food to feed more than 2 billion additional people, compared to the current 7.2 billion. To meet future food demand, agricultural production will need to increase by 50-70%, according to different estimates. Within the Western Hemisphere, agriculture is the prime engine of economic growth for many countries. The region continues to be the breadbasket of the world with 23% of arable land, 31% of water, and 23% of the globe’s forests. It accounts for 50% of soybean production, 44% of beef exports, […]
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