Report Highlights Science Breakthroughs to Advance Food Ag Research by 2030

first_imgA new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine concludes that stresses on the U.S. food and agricultural enterprise will not be resolved if business as usual prevails.  Innovation is needed to make the U.S. food and agricultural system more efficient, resilient, and sustainable.  The American Soybean Association (ASA) helped fund the study. Using input from the broad scientific community, the report identifies five scientific breakthrough areas that could have the greatest positive impact on food and agriculture:Transdisciplinary Research and Systems ApproachSensing TechnologiesData Science and Agri-Food InformaticsGenomics and Precision BreedingMicrobiomeThe report also recommends investing in physical and cyber infrastructures, engaging non-agricultural professionals, and recruiting talented individuals into food and agriculture research.Download the Report!Join the conversation using #ScienceBreakthroughslast_img read more