VeroBlue Farms: Betting the Ranch

Veroblue Farms, Iowa.
Veroblue Farms, Iowa. Photos by Ackerman + Gruber

The world population is expected to reach 9.6 billion by mid-2050. Countries with lower standards of living typically have higher population growth rates. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates food production will need to double in some parts of the world by 2050. The confluence of these three factors raises the question of how are we going to feed these many people.