Advances In Fertilizer Technology Can Help Feed The World
By Jeff Williams:Looking out toward the year 2030, the world's population will increase from 6 billion today to approximately 8.3 billion. Looking out toward 2050, the world's population is estimated at 9.1 billion, an increase of 50% over today. One of the many questions we're facing for the future is: How are we going to grow enough food to feed the increase in population? It is estimated that by 2050, farmers are going to have to double food production to keep up with the demands of a growing population. In his article "Farmers Can Feed The World," Professor Borlaug of Texas A&M University states:
Factor in growing prosperity and nearly three billion new mouths by 2050, and you quickly see how the crudest calculations suggest that within the next four decades the world's farmers will have to double production.
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