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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Existing cropland could feed four billion more


Existing cropland could feed four billion more
Minneapolis MN (SPX) Aug 08, 2013 - The world's croplands could feed 4 billion more people than they do now just by shifting from producing animal feed and biofuels to producing exclusively food for human consumption, according to new research from the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota. Even a smaller, partial shift from crop-intensive livestock such as feedlot beef to food animals such as chicken o ... morehttp://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Existing_cropland_could_feed_four_billion_more_999.html

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