Rome, we have lift-off, lift-off on Attollo 1. We have pilot launch!

Nasa_Appollo11_no_known_copright_restrictionsWhat a momentous day yesterday for Attollo. The pilot launch occurred within the walls of the Augustine Institute, here in Colorado. The leaders of A.I. were gracious enough to provide the meeting room space for us, on the Feast Day of St. Augustine. Ten business owners spent a full day, very precious time, testing out this brand new Catholic business leadership organization I ...

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Wheat is the staff of life for 1.2 billion people who live on less than US$ 2 a day

Written by Dr. Thomas Lumpkin , Director General, CIMMYT

The history of wheat is the history of civilization. Over 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent our ancestors ascended from an existence as hunter-gatherers and began tending and domesticating crops. Thus began wheat’s symbiotic relationship with the history of civilization and humankind’s responsibility as stewards of planet Earth.

Wheat is not only a major diet component but wheat-based products are the personification of cultural heritage and pride. Imagine Italians without pasta, North ...

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