Young people view agriculture more positively than often assumed.
Agriculture is well placed to provide employment for millions across the African continent.
Argentine ants are a fact of life in many parts of Australia, but can still potentially be banished from Norfolk Island.
Invasive pest ants cause billions of dollars worth of damage to crops, and threaten some of Australia's World Heritage rainforests. The federal budget has pledged nearly $30m on wiping them out – but how?
It’s difficult for farmers to pass on the additional costs from a carbon tax.
The bulk of Canada’s agricultural production is in the Prairie provinces.
There are about 600 Mountain gorillas left in the Virunga Volcanoes.
In Rwanda gorillas have been leaving protected areas to raid sodium rich crops.
Growing produce in cities is one way of boosting food production.
The global population will top 9.5 billion by 2050 – but cities could play a major role in making sure everyone has enough to eat.
Feeding pigs seaweed could make them, us and the planet healthier without contributing to antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
Foot-and-mouth disease is endemic to Tanzania.
Foot-and-mouth disease vaccines have been successful in several parts of the world. But in Tanzania it’s not that easy.
Without significant tree cover, dry and dusty landscapes can result.
A new petition is urging state and federal governments to rein in Australia's rampant land clearing, which worsens the risk of bushfires and threatens to undo the work of the Emissions Reduction Fund.
The receding waters of Lake Pamamaroo which makes up part of the Menindee Lakes system near the township of Menindee, Thursday, February 14, 2019.
Australia's farming industry will need to take full account of its obligations to its workers, its customers, society and the environment if it is to prosper in the years to 2030.
The Mediterranean diet.
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A Lancet commission has come up with a new sustainable diet that's supposed to be the way forward.
A future farm?
It's time for farmers to embrace the wetland instead of draining it.
Eating animals is natural and not evil in itself, but the torment of factory farming is a very good reason to go vegan.
Small farmers in Maza village, Morogoro, Tanzania.
Changing the way we farm is necessary – for us and the planet.
Plant-based foods, including fruits and vegetables, will be more popular this year.
The six food trends likely to be front and centre in 2019.
Mangoes in particular could stay ripe longer with an external application of hexanal.
Hexanal, a chemical produced naturally by fruits and vegetables, may help keep produce fresher for longer.
For many of us, a better diet means eating more fruit and vegetables.
We need to change how we produce, ship, eat and waste food to improve our health and that of the planet.
Water-hungry crops like cotton and rice are still worth farming in Australia.
Crises in the Darling River have raised questions about cotton and rice farming in the Murray Darling Basin.
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Looking after animals and saving the planet sounds like a good idea. But getting there is not as simple as a some people seem to imagine.
As a society, we need to address the role of farming in dispossession and violence in the colonial-settler era.
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The farmer has long been held up in society as the 'real Australian', but this image ignores the role of agriculture in dispossessing Indigenous people of their lands and culture.
Guinea-pig farming is popular in Peru and is an option for African farmers.
Guinea pigs are a good livestock choice and don't compete with humans for their food.