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Dr. Daniel Hillel - 2012 World Food Prize Laureate

posted on October 19, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Dr. Daniel Hillel - 2012 World Food Prize Laureate
Over the last 5 decades, the population of the world has doubled and experts predict it will double again by the turn of the century. It’s projected that in order to keep up with the growth, 100 percent more food will have to be produced in... Full Story

Cloud Seeding Lures Farmers, Insurance Companies, Desert Nations

posted on October 12, 2007 at 8:10 PM

LAKIN, Kan (AP) -- Water is prized in western Kansas, where aquifers are suffering and farms are miles wide and generations deep; a scant half inch of rain can mean the difference between a successful season and a failed one. Full Story

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