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Kip Cullers produces record yields of corn and soybeans on his Missouri Farm, thanks to relentless experimentation with different varities (Beth Perkins/(c) Beth Perkins)
Kip Cullers produces record yields of corn and soybeans on his Missouri Farm, thanks to relentless experimentation with different varities (Beth Perkins/(c) Beth Perkins)

How do we feed seven billion people-and counting? Add to ...

The world's population is growing rapidly, even as yields, or production per acre, are flat-lining. The result: a spike in global food prices of more than 28% in the past year, sparking riots and unrest in North Africa and the Middle East. We asked 18 of the world's foremost thinkers on food-the people advising presidents, prime ministers and CEOs-for their ideas (big and small) on how to solve the food crisis.

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