To maintain our role as a global food bowl, Australia has to keep innovating in agricultural technology.
Not all human societies throughout history have been patriarchal.
Eating insects can carry a much lower environmental footprint than conventional meat. Should western cultures be incorporating more of them into their diets?
Farmers who use little or no fertiliser can use ecological practices to increase their yields.
Sam Vincent’s new book is a comic portrait of a farming apprenticeship, an interrogation of industrial agriculture and an example of how farmers are connecting with the land’s traditional owners.
The emission reduction targets outlined for Canadian fertilizer use will not lead to food shortages and food insecurity.
Improving the diets of livestock in Africa provides a rapid pathway to increasing nutrition for people.
Mid-size farms used to be the average farm in Canada, but the increase in both small and large farms has made it difficult to define what the new average farm size is.
A climate-friendly diet is a relatively easy way to reduce your environmental impact.
Algorithms can help determine what farm inputs and policies can boost food production.
Protests over shortages forced the ouster of Sri Lanka’s president, but the crisis has deep-set roots in ethnonationalism, which has encouraged corruption, argues an expert on the country’s politics.
Technologies being developed for growing food in space have contributed to advances in agriculture and crops on Earth.
Many people can’t get by without the buzz from their daily coffee habit.
If the UK government is to cut methane emissions by 30% before 2030, it needs fewer cows and more crops.
As crops fail in the rising heat, men are leaving many rural areas for migrant work in cities. Women are left to tend to the farming in increasingly dangerous conditions.
Big data from social media have been revealed as biased, but we should also pay attention to agriculture firms whose play for big data is likely to have detrimental environmental and social impacts.
Many will be tempted to leave their land.
The Nationals have long promoted coal for regional development and politics. But new leader David Littleproud could seize the moment and refocus the regional party.
Avian influenza virus — or bird flu — can infect domestic poultry such as chickens and turkeys, as well as wild birds. The H5N1 strain has been identified in Canada.
If small-scale farmers can’t afford to grow certified seeds – or can’t find them – food shortages would follow.