We need to change how we produce, ship, eat and waste food to improve our health and that of the planet.
Crises in the Darling River have raised questions about cotton and rice farming in the Murray Darling Basin.
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.
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 pigs are a good livestock choice and don't compete with humans for their food.
Farmers are closest to the land and their livestock, and have everything to lose by not taking care of it.
Medium-scale farms are an important driver of agricultural and rural transformation in much of Africa.
Integrating trees into farming systems can improve farming, help the environment, and boost animal welfare too.
Changing demographics in small-scale farming have had a severe impact and affect farmer motivation, especially among youth
A guide to the battle for the future of farming.
About two-thirds of Americans now live in states where marijuana is legal for medicinal or recreational purposes, leading some to worry corporate and Wall Street interests will take over the industry.
The farming system, lauded as a solution to drought, involves slowing water flow in streams using 'leaky weirs'.
Outdated water permit systems are threatening food security on the continent. Here's what can be done.
Amazon, Facebook and Google have lofty goals for their effects on global society. But people around the world are still waiting for the positive results. Here's what the tech giants could do.
While drought insurance schemes have produced mixed results to date, there remains hope for the future.
We need to make sure well-meaning policy responses to drought don't do more harm than good.
Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is struggling to overcome the national economic destruction wreaked on Zimbabwe over two decades under Robert Mugabe.
A decade ago, only a third of farmers accepted the science of climate change. But surveys show attitudes have shifted in recent years as the farming community begins to confront what the future holds.
Adapting to climate change means improving soil health, so it can hold more water (even during droughts).
The proposed Agriculture Bill may only speed up the process.