Kansas Water Office is teaming with farmers to demonstrate that new irrigation methods can reduce the demand on the Ogallala Aquifer without sacrificing yields.
Researchers are simulating future growing conditions to help predict climate change effects and stave off food-system challenges ahead.
Some microbiologists are focused on how to harness the good things microbes can do, with the goal of increasing farmers’ yields.
To avoid a looming hunger crisis, experts say it's critical to boost the viability of food we already have by improving access and distribution.
During last year's drought, farmers begged for rain. This spring, they wish it would stop.