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Global Food Security Depends on Modern Agriculture
Date:3/17/2010

New studies highlight need for innovation to meet growing global needs sustainably.

Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 17, 2010 -- Studies released today at a symposium today in Washington, D.C. underscored the wide range of benefits modern agriculture has provided to society and emphasized the importance of continued innovation and new technologies to meeting growing global food, feed, fiber and industrial needs.

Research presented by a diverse group of experts in agriculture, economics, conservation and food security detailed how technological advancements employed on farms and across the food chain have provided an abundant, safe, affordable food supply while fostering economic development by enabling fewer and fewer people to produce the food required by society.

“Modern agriculture offers a range of benefits, including greater production and higher incomes for farmers -- including small producers -- in both developed and developing countries. Technical advances also have sharply reduced environmental impacts, enabling reduced pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer use, less tillage, and less land and water use per unit of output—all decreasing pressure on fragile global ecosystems,” said Bill Motes, agricultural economist. “Agricultural development has brought improved living standards as smaller shares of disposable income are needed to purchase food, as well as enhancing social stability as food insecurity is avoided.”

“Too often science and technology get short shrift, along with the contributions of the private sector. We cannot meet the food and other requirements of a larger, more affluent global society without the scientific advances that underpin modern agriculture,” said Michel Petit of the Institut Agronomique Méditerranéen in Montpellier, France. “The world has seen impressive growth in global
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