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engineering and technology for a sustainable world November/December 2014 FEATURES November/December 2014 Vol. 21 No. 6 Magazine staff: Darrin Drollinger, Publisher (interim),; Sue Mitrovich, Managing Editor,; Glenn Laing, Technical Editor,; Melissa Miller, Professional Opportunities and Production Editor,; Consultants Listings, Sandy Rutter, Editorial Board: Chair Tony Grift, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Past Chair, Brian Steward, Iowa State University; Board Members Thomas Brumm, Iowa State University; Victor Duraj, University of California, Davis; Israel Dunmde, Mount Royal University, Calgary; Timothy Mains, University of Tennessee; and Shane WIlliams, Kuhn North America. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World (ISSN 1076-3333) (USPS 009-560) is pub-lished six times per year—January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December— by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Resource, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. Periodical postage is paid at St. Joseph, MI, USA, and additional post offices. SUBSCRIPTIONS: Contact ASABE order department, 269-932-7004. COPYRIGHT 2014 by American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Permission to reprint articles available on request. Reprints can be ordered in large quantities for a fee. Contact Sandy Rutter, 269-932-7004. Statements in this publication represent individual opinions. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World and ASABE assume no responsibility for statements and opinions expressed by contributors. Views advanced in the editorials are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official posi-tion of ASABE. 4 6 4 First Word Greatest Challenge Ever Faced ... Feed the World in 2050 Tony Grift and Martin Bohn, guest editors When I Think about Poverty Robert S. Zeigler 8 9 10 11 12 A Futurist’s View Richard Worzel A Glimpse of Our Future Food System Freija van Duijne Toward Food Security in 2050 Judith D. Schwartz A Long Way to Go John Schueller The Importance of Chemical Inputs Paul Miller 8 13 14 15 16 Playing Politics with the Future Charles Merfield Combatting the Pollinator Crisis with Genomic Biology Claudia C. Lutz, Christina M. Grozinger, Gene E. Robinson Adapting Industrialized Farming to Ecosystem Realities James Lowe Photosynthesis: The Final Frontier Stephen Long and Xin-Guang Zhu 16 17 18 19 20 21 Small Changes Have Big Effects Nicholas Kiggundu Re-Imagining Agriculture Mark Kibblewhite A Menu of Solutions Craig Hanson Fish: A Must for Global Food Security Stephen Hall The Social Science Perspective Stephen Gasteyer and Craig Harris 24 22 23 24 25 28 The Soil-Carbon Opportunity Diana Donlon A Truly Wicked Problem Otto Doering ON THE COVER Multifunctional landscape in Myanmar, courtesy of INBAR. Sustainability at the Landscape Scale Marita Dieling and Dyno Keatinge Sobering Numbers Bruce Dale 26 New Roots for Ecological Intensification Timothy Crews, Thomas Cox, Lee DeHaan, Sivaramakrishna Damaraju, Wes Jackson, Pheonah Nabukalu, David Van Tassel, and Shuwen Wang DEPARTMENTS 2 29 30 President’s Message Events Calendar Professional Listings Last Word A Tribute to Norman Borlaug Kenneth Quinn American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2950 Niles Road St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA 269.429.0300, fax 269.429.3852, 27 28 Genetic Engineering Will Drive Food Security Mary-Dell Chilton Feeding the World Sustainably Michael Chaplinsky

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