The concerns about genetically modified foods are well known. But when we look at population and climate projections, what happens if we don't use them to increase our food supply?
The majority of water that people use goes to agriculture. In a drier, hungrier future, we'll need to use what water we have with less waste. Technologies being developed now will help.
Precision agriculture harnesses technology to help farmers grow more food using less water, fertilizer, pesticide, fuel and labor.