Are 'murder hornets' from Asia invading North America? A Japanese entomologist who's been stung by one and lived to tell the tale explains what's true about these predatory insects.
Recent summers have offered a taste of things to come for Welsh farmers.
The Canadian dialogue on agriculture’s role in climate change is murky. Its time to be more clear and vocal on where challenges and opportunities lie.
Biological control uses live organisms to kill or eat the pest insects.
Ponds create 'insect chimneys' which are a boon for hungry farmland birds.
One way that farms can handle shortages of protective gear for workers is by switching to less-toxic pest control methods.
We need to challenge the simplistic assumptions that AI will automatically improve the world.
Over the next 50 years, the arid zone – containing the areas of true desert – is projected to expand well into the Murray-Darling Basin and almost entirely envelope the Lake Eyre Basin.
County governments and the health ministry should allow produce markets to operate in urban areas.
The findings suggest that farmers will benefit from more accurate crop yield monitoring.
As we debate the proposals for what the world after the virus should look like, it is crucial that we understand the roots of what got us here.
The original Dust Bowl crashed US wheat production. Today, it would reduce global stocks by a third.
Taking a look at food supply chains in South Africa during the lockdown.
And why development funders should listen to smallholder farmers
Plants have evolved techniques for protecting themselves from heat and insect attacks – but when both these stresses happen at once, one defense may neutralize the other.
Australia's farmers may not be able to do without foreign workers coming into the country.
Small-scale farmers are likely to be hit hard if open-air markets close due to coronavirus fears. This could have a longer-term impact on the food supply chain.
With people panic buying and supermarket shelves empty, the country's ability to feed itself is being tested.
South Africa is already an established player in global fruit exports, especially citrus. But it has failed to take full advantage of the rise in demand for other fruits.
Understanding rural household aspirations and taking them seriously in development planning could offer great potential in shaping the future of rural spaces.