By using the simple technique of harvesting when the lower leaves begin to turn to yellow, yam farmers can determine the earliest possible time to harvest.
Making ammonia produces almost 2% of global carbon dioxide emissions.
Smallholder avocado farmers in Kenya face several barriers to participating in export markets.
A new study has found that European and North American bumblebee populations have shrank by a third since 1970.
We all need to eat. Experts imagine how the next agricultural revolution can feed us while fighting climate change and habitat destruction, instead of accelerating it.
Advancements in data analytics can prevent food wastage and save farmers from significant losses along the fresh produce value chain.
To increase food production, climate challenges will need to be overcome.
Soil and water conservation projects can create fertile farmlands and change migration patterns linked to land degradation in Burkina Faso.
Sweeping changes are in store for British farming, but they're not guaranteed to benefit struggling ecosystems.
George Monbiot’s documentary could delight and frustrate cultured meat lovers in equal measure.
Overhunting of megafauna such as mammoths may have force us to take up farming, ultimately leading to modern society
New research shows even brief hot spells can damage seed quality.
Saving seed is a way of protecting the world's vegetable varieties, saving money, and increasingly, a political statement too.
Smallholder farming might not be able to generate enough value on its own, but farmers still need support.
Our study predicts a further 0.5℃ increase in temperature by 2041 will halve the current number of farmers in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin
Industry lobbyists call it the 'Great Food Transition' and say it's about saving the planet. But is this the whole story?
Ethiopian researchers put together maps which show where there are soil fertility issues and whether nutrients are missing.
If you're craving that freshly-cut tree smell, shop early and don't be too choosy.
Russian experiments with VR for cows are unlikely to achieve much, going by past research on how animals interact with computers
There needs to be more awareness of the benefits of insects as food, and support for farming and markets.