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    By 2050, farmers will need to grow 60% more food for the 9.5 billion people that will be on the planet. But with scarce resources and changing weather, how will they do it? Watch their stories, hear their challenges, witness the changes. Show less
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      • 3 weeks ago
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      • 1 month ago
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      • 1 month ago
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      • 2 months ago
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      • 2 months ago
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      • 3 months ago
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      • 3 months ago
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      • 4 months ago
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    AgTalks: Cultivating Change asks prominent and emerging thought leaders to share their insights and views on how to address the challenge of feeding an expanding global population at a time when many of the family farms that grow 80 percent of food in developing countries are faced with enormous obstacles.
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      • 4 years ago
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      • 5 years ago
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      • 3 years ago
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      • 3 years ago
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      • 4 years ago
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