To produce enough food to feed the world while protecting the environment, the SBC brings together and enables research teams to find innovative and sustainable research-based solutions to crop production problems, and delivers those solutions to farmers, educators and other experts across the globe through outreach and education initiatives.
Global Sustainable Crop Production Initiatives
USDA Food for Progress Sustainability Assessment
Working in collaboration with the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service and The Improve Group, identifying if, and to what extent, Food for Progress development activities and recommended practices have been sustained since the project's end, and what practices growers have or plan to continue. USDA Food for Progress Sustainability Assessment >>
Organizing the global oat community to develop community-wide research and extension approaches to minimize the impact of oat rust diseases. Oat Global >>
Wheat Rust Surveillance in Ethiopia
Discovering new genetic approaches to protect the world's wheat supply from rust diseases and providing Ethiopian scientists and farmers with the tools and knowledge needed to successfully combat wheat rust. Wheat Rust Surveillance in Ethiopia >>