Competing demands from food, feed, energy, and environmental uses are placing stress on global land resources. To deal with these challenges, much hope rests on sustaining the trend of past productivity growth by developing and adopting new technologies. In this context, there is much to learn from the US experience of tremendous yield gains achieved thanks to improved crop varieties and management practices.
"Technology and Productivity in US Corn and Soybean,"
Agricultural Policy Review: Vol. 2014
, Article 1.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/agpolicyreview/vol2014/iss2/1