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How to feed a growing world without food

Feeding a growing global population and growing demand for food and fiber are two of the most pressing challenges of the 21st century.In Australia, the challenge of feeding the world is a growing one.The Australian Government has estimated that by 2050, demand for agricultural commodities will exceed supply and supply will exceed demand for resources.In

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‘Farm Supply Store’ in Japan gets $100 million expansion, says owner

A farmer’s supply store in Japan has been bought by a group of Japanese investors, including a local billionaire, who are hoping to build an ambitious new food and agriculture retail outlet.Tanaka Farms, based in Kaga, south-west of Tokyo, will close its doors next month.Tanakas founder Tatsuo Tanaka says he hopes to turn the store