Pandemic border restrictions are keeping seasonal crop pickers from the Pacific out of New Zealand. Would adapting the quarantine system help?
US farmers have suffered billions in losses due to the trade war and the coronavirus pandemic, yet surveys suggest they still back the president by a wide margin.
The shrinking of Lake Chad contributes to instability in the countries which sit around its expanse.
It's in everyone's interests to ensure our environment stays healthy – including farmers. What did the Nats think they'd gain from this destructive game of brinkmanship?
New research suggests women farmers face significant challenges mostly due to stereotypes, sexism and women’s disproportionate responsibility for domestic and caregiving work.
Most local farmers are indifferent to the effect of chemicals on consumers.
Farmer interviews offer a rich and detailed perspective on extreme weather and climate change.
Clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria have been bloody and protracted, with one side portrayed as victims. But as this study shows, both sides are victims.
In the wake of COVID-19, researchers can become trusted figures of authority who can re-appropriate their networks, skills and knowledge to better the lives of vulnerable populations.
Illegal hunters are damaging farm property, shooting at buildings and killing livestock. So why do farm trespass laws target animal activists?
The current outbreak of African swine fever is a blow to food supply in Nigeria as pork is an affordable animal protein for many Nigerians.
In a Latin American country hard hit by COVID-19, an agricultural collective is stepping in to help where government won't, mounting an astonishing national pandemic response.
One way that farms can handle shortages of protective gear for workers is by switching to less-toxic pest control methods.
It's not as easy as you might think to divert food intended for schools and restaurants and send it to grocery stores or even food banks.
Chartering flights during travel bans and national lockdowns is a dangerous reminder of how exploitative labour overrides political and public health responsibility.
Understanding rural household aspirations and taking them seriously in development planning could offer great potential in shaping the future of rural spaces.
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.
Starting Feb. 6, 2020, California farmers will be barred from using chlorpyrifos on their crops. The Trump administration says more study is needed, but other states are also moving ahead.
2019 was a big year for dire warnings about the state of the planet, but crises can spur solutions.
Geoff Crisp and Michelle Grattan discuss the government's measures to help those hit by the drought, the ALP's election post-mortem release and Labor's recasting of its policies.