One of the world’s top producers of food is the United States. However, many are becoming concerned about our ability to maintain this high level of agricultural productivity as the country is increasingly ravaged by heatwaves, droughts, and tropical storms. What can be done to ensure that the American food system is future-proof is the question.
Innovators are rising to the challenge of developing a more resilient, sustainable food system, creating everything from autonomous robots to clothing made from cow poop. U.S. newsweek spoke with them. United States and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Cary Fowler, the U.S. special envoy for global food security, on what the U.S. The government was supporting this transition in some way.