Policies should protect arable land from urban encroachment and make peri-urban households less vulnerable.
Animal suffering not only harms other species, it endangers our own. Here's how we can do better.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some critics say livestock farms promote diseases that spread from animals to humans. An animal scientist explains how well-run farms work to keep that from happening.
Now that the pandemic has made migrant workers visible in Canada, as well as the true value of the work they do, it's time to dramatically improve their working conditions.
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.