January 14 at 10:30 pm
The production of food in America is a complex, multi-layered process. This program from the USDA features four untold stories that are part of the amazing mosaic of agriculture. North Carolina State University scientists tackle a nasty fungus that threatens the safety of food around the globe. The Food Project of inner-city Boston grows crops for local neighborhoods while nurturing urban youth. Learn how the United States narrowly avoided an agricultural catastrophe from a devastating plant disease. And, the future is now as Oklahoma State University researchers develop the very latest devices in precision agriculture.