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Crowd-sourced “A Grain a Day” cookbook released to coincide with World Food Day highlights significant role maize and wheat play in the human diet.

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Wheat bred by the CGIAR consortium of agricultural researchers has a huge global reach.

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Food shortages will escalate due to climate-change related production shocks and the international community must prepare to respond to price increases and social unrest.

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In high school, Jessica Rutkoski was similar to many girls who suffer from the tedium and complexity of high school arithmetic – she avoided it.

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Water plays a vital role in irrigation and food production, accounting for 70 percent of global freshwater withdrawals, according to U.N. Water.

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A social media campaign initiated to celebrate the achievements of women has led to more than a dozen published blog story contributions about women in the maize and wheat sectors.

Blogs

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A popular dietary trend involves the elimination of wheat- and gluten-containing foods inspired in part by the book “Wheat Belly” written by cardiologist William Davis.

Blogs

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The history of wheat is the history of civilization.

Videos

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New video honors the 100th birthday of the father of the Green Revolution.

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Improving wheat yields takes time and investment, and by planning ahead we are actually trying to preempt a disaster, with research and with partnership.