Ever wonder what the world would be like if our staple crops were perennials rather than annuals? Well Wes Jackson and others at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, have been working for over 30 years to “change the way the world grows food.”
A WSJ op-ed piece by Robert Glennon on how the trade imbalance between the US and China makes it economically feasible to send US-grown alfalfa to feed dairy cows in China–even during the drought of 2012. Read it at:
R. Glennon WSJ article Oct 2012.
“Ask the questions that have no answers.
The who, what, when, where and why of agricultural water issues.