News and Media Relations

News and Media Relations

Food & Food Security

The Road from Farm to Table

Farm to table graphic

The following questions and answers provide background and insight into how COVID-19 is impacting the food supply chain and animal welfare. The information is provided by Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, and Candace Croney, professor of animal behavior and well-being, and director of the Center for Animal Welfare…

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Striga resistance: Cloak the strigolactone

Sorghum field

The parasitic weed Striga is a major threat to sorghum production in tropical Africa and Asia, negatively affecting the livelihoods of hundreds of million people. Fortunately, Striga resistance already exists in sorghum germplasm although the molecular basis remains unclear. Read More

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