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Cornell Alliance For Science: Technology needed to meet climate change and food security challenges, experts say
More technological innovation is needed in agriculture to help combat climate change and ensure sustainability of world food production, according to experts at the Alltech Ideas Conference.
“There has to be a way to digitize farms,” said science writer Ramez Naam, co-chair of energy and environment systems at Singularity University. “[We need] better seeds, smarter practices, more precise farming with inputs, better animal nutrition, better monitoring of yields. All of these would allow us to grow more food with the same land and less water.”