Producing ammonia, which is a key ingredient in fertilizers, is one of the world's most energy-intensive chemical manufacturing processes. Now there's a new low energy option in development.
Africa's declaration to boost agriculture on the continent has seem some progress but a lot still needs to be done.
We found that even when women own land, their husbands are still perceived as household heads.
Not all bugs are bad! Put down the pesticides and get to know the predators and parasites hidden around you.
The Fall armyworm will remain in Africa for a long time unless concerted action is taken.
The submission recommends an increase in the space allocation for each animal of at least 30% for sheep weighing 40-60 kilograms – the weight range of the typical sheep sent to the Middle East.
The undertaking represents another stage in the toughening of Labor policy on the issue. The opposition had a bipartisan approach a few weeks ago.
Canada's reputation as a land of opportunity is challenged by Migrant Dreams, a documentary that explores the lives of migrants as they navigate dangerous and exploitative working conditions.
Female migrant farm workers across North America are vulnerable to sexual abuse and assault because the systems set up to temporarily employ them offer no protections or access to citizenship.
Civil conflict, displacement, rising food prices, and climate change all cause food insecurity in Nigeria.
Some conventional vegetable farms in Canada are starting to use organic methods in their operations.
New research finds more CO₂ can actually make most plants smaller in the long-term - but the story for crops isn't so simple.
Up to now, both government and opposition were anxious to stay in step.
Wood's call follows NSW Liberal and former health minister Sussan Ley declaring the trade should cease.
An invasive insect native to Asia, Halyomorpha halys, has been detected in the US, Canada and southern Europe. It’s now made its debut in Paris.
South Africa's land reform programme will fail if it continues to neglect smallholder farming.
On Friday the Agriculture department announced it had suspended the supply of sheep to a Qatar abattoir after seeing footage provided by Animals Australia.
South Africa's land reform process will fail if it continues to neglect small and emerging black farmers.
It doesn't need a review to tell you that for the sheep these voyages - even when they go better than this one did - are hell, whatever "standards" are imposed.
Across large ares of Australia, rocky outcrops are being obliterated to open up more land for farming. But many of these "bush rocks" are refuges for fragile ecosystems.