Prospective investors have the task of turning round an industry beset by technical challenges and incomplete planning
The Democratic candidates hoping to replace Trump in 2020 debated a host of critical issues but never brought up the equally important challenge of Americans' food security.
Over the past two decades digitisation has steadily transformed African farming.
Growth in demand for healthy and sustainable products could make Australia's food and agribusiness sector more valuable than mining.
Pesticides have become almost essential for agriculture, but their misuse can have negative effects on crops too.
Feral pigs are a destructive invasive species across much of North America. In a recent study, forest patches where feral pigs were present had fewer mammal and bird species than swine-free zones.
South Australia has lifted its moratorium on GM crops, while Tasmania has extended its ban. But the question should no longer be a simple binary of being "for" or "against" GM technology.
Parts of Ethiopia will likely be hotter, drier, and more water stressed - with consequences for human and economic development.
It's unlikely that all species of bees will go extinct anytime soon – but current losses could still have a terrible impact on food supplies and ecosystems.
There are plenty of barriers, but if we really want to we can feed the world on plant protein (largely from legumes).
A new report calls land key to solving climate change. The good news is that there are strategies for reducing carbon emissions from land use that can also produce economic and social benefits.
The world needs to move towards sustainable agriculture – but what is that, exactly? Australia urgently needs coherent policy.
A new IPCC report has called for radical changes in food production to avoid catastrophic climate change. Rice-fish farming and mixed crops could help.
Good news – underground aquifers could be a reliable source of drinking water in sub-Saharan Africa even as the climate warms.
The US-China trade war shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what readers need to know.
Millions of Americans rely on groundwater for their lives and livelihoods, but regulation is piecemeal. A new study maps groundwater wells nationwide and finds that they are drilling steadily deeper.
There’s a perception among young South Africans that farm jobs are back-breaking and financially unappealing.
The new legislation will give harsher punishment to people who incite others to trespass on farms.
Understanding the political economy around maize production puts into context debates on key interventions in the value chain.
South Africa's recently introduced carbon tax may lead to financial losses in the short term, but it's necessary and will be beneficial in the long term.