A recent summit in Ottawa on what's known as agroecology has shown that more equitable and sustainable methods of producing food are not only possible, they're beginning to spread around the world.
A new report by the Migration Advisory Committee on the impact of EU migration on the UK has highlighted the reliance of farms on migrant labour.
As both beneficiary and victim of EU policies, yellowhammers are apt symbols for Brexit's divisions.
There is something deeply irrational about the food waste movement.
Vertical farms grow more food but use much more energy, so let's consider other kinds of urban agriculture.
Developing countries could leapfrog industrial agriculture systems by moving to agroecology.
By 2100, heat stress in cows could see average sized dairy farms losing up to £14,000 a year.
Instructing farmers to keep their kids away from farm machinery doesn't work to reduce traumatic injury. A recent research project tried listening instead.
The government has offered emergency payments to drought-stricken farmers. But if we really care about them, we'll also invest in long-term drought resilience measures to reduce impacts.
Farmers are calling for South Australia to ramp up its desalination plant to free up more water from the Murray Darling.
The Trump administration's promise of $12 billion in aid to offset losses from retaliatory tariffs will not make up for the long-term consequences of a prolonged trade war.
The halal food sector largely relies on industrially produced meats and produce. But more and more Muslims are using the Quran to interpret halal to mean food that's wholesome and humanely raised.
Farmers experience drought-related stress. Improving their mental health enhances adaptive capacity and resilience. Drought support must address relationships between drought and mental health.
Genetic modification rules now cover gene edited crops but exclude plants bred traditionally with the same properties.
There are other ways of exploiting victims in the 'business model' of modern slavery.
Despite promises, it's hard to deny that the UK's standards on agriculture, air pollution, and climate change are under threat.
Social farms provide health, social and educational care to disadvantaged young people.
The heatwave is unlikely to cause the price hikes of 1976 for a number of reasons.
South Africa's smallholder farmers face major obstacles but being in groups can help them.
The use of antibiotics in raising livestock is complex. We could be moving towards a less-than-ideal result due to poor understanding, over-simplistic messaging and a rush for competitive advantage.