We need to break up the industry, not focus on creating a disease-resistant 'superbanana'.
South Africa's Western Cape is the first region in the country to put together a comprehensive plan to help farmers deal with changes in weather patterns brought on by climate change.
Next time you reach for the honey, spare a thought for the other vital insects that pollinate our crops.
South Africa has been hit by a severe drought and will not be able to produce enough maize - its staple food - in 2016. This will prompt a rise in imports and therefore food prices.
Spain's most controversial sport has been in strife lately. But anthropologist Robin Irvine explains why a year working on a bull-breeding estate made him optimistic for its future.
You might think the people who grow Christmas trees get to put their feet up for most of the year. You'd be wrong.
The Paris climate summit yielded a pact to reduce air pollutants that contribute to global warming but missed a chance to address the interlinked effects of agriculture and climate.
2015 will likely be a degree warmer than before people started pumping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The last time the world was this hot wasn't great for civilisation.
The mechanisms are there - but where's the evidence?
The solutions presented by GM crops are rarely tested against the other options. Take a look at our philosophy of farming and it all starts to make sense.
The food on our tables is central to the #COP21 debate and any Paris agreement must help build a system that moves us a long way from our current habits.
A new bid to boost the amount of carbon stored in the world's soils has been launched at the Paris climate summit.
Food is a big part of everyone's carbon footprint – about the same as electricity use. How can our diet make farming more planet-friendly?
Cows are one of the least efficient ways to go from field to fork.
South Africa's agricultural sector has benefited handsomely from the US's preferential trade agreements. It is important that the current dispute is resolved speedily.
Africa’s soil crisis calls for quick and creative action. This includes deepening farmers' knowledge about soil microbes.
Switching from foraging to farming would not have been an obvious choice for our ancestors. But they seem to have done it nonetheless.
We have all the tools to achieve economic growth and environmental sustainability - we just have to choose to use them.
Australia's risks losing its valuable native plants that could help solve a global food problem. So do we need new laws to stop the seeds being taken overseas?
With animal welfare issues routinely handled by Senate committees with strong links to agriculture, how can we ensure that those outside the industry are being properly listened to?