The article begins as follows:
"Let's admit an unfortunate truth: agricultural research in most of the world is based on old models that no longer serve us well in the 21st Century as arable land diminishes, populations increase, and climate is changing. A dramatically new vision is needed in order to remake agricultural research, perhaps radically, to address the challenges of the world we find ourselves in today. Here is an attempt to begin to develop such a vision."
(Originally posted Dec 19, 2011)