As the world population grows and vital natural resources decline, maintaining a productive, reliable food system presents a serious challenge. It's a challenge that many believe can only be met through intensive research. But as KPR's Eric Durban found out, in the U-S, the outlook for government funding of that research is hazy at best.
KPR's Eric Durban is part of an agriculture reporting consortium called Harvest Public Media. Learn more about this project by logging on to: HarvestPublicMedia.org