One Tomato at a Time: Feeding the World with Controlled Environment Agriculture

Tomatoes grown with controlled environment agriculture A simple insalata caprese served to bring about a possible, worldwide agricultural revolution in Tucson, Ariz. Each tomato in the Capri-style dish was a product of gardening perfection, grown within a precise range of “Goldilocks” (not too hot, not too cold) temperatures with a steady supply of light, carbonContinue reading “One Tomato at a Time: Feeding the World with Controlled Environment Agriculture”

Can We Prevent a Food Crisis while Preserving Biodiversity?

To feed a crowded planet and avoid further loss of species, Nina Fedoroff, professor of biology at Penn State University and president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), argues for more focus on biotechnology and controlled environment agriculture. “Time is not on our side,” she said in a keynote address at a research reports andContinue reading “Can We Prevent a Food Crisis while Preserving Biodiversity?”