Hutchins: Balance Needed To Future Production

In order to feed a world population that could reach nine to ten billion in the next three decades, farming experts says a delicate balance between Ag production and production capability must be struck.

“In agriculture, increased production improves our ability to reduce food insecurity, and for farmers to be profitable,” said USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics Scott Hutchins. “Whether that’s through increased production, improved quality, or reducing food loss in ways. Production capability includes our approaches to insure the land, soil, air, and water can continue to expand agriculture productivity over perpetuity. through access to the tools improved farming practice etcetera, that farmers need.”

Hutchins adds such intensive sustainability in agriculture can only occur through continued innovation and technological advancements. ​

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