Financing is available to farmers. What’s in contention is whether what’s available helps farmers enter the industry, expand and grow.
Our research has found 30,000 farm dams which could be used as energy storage. Solar by day, hydro by night.
Using agricultural land for both solar and food production presents huge opportunities for Canadian farmers, especially in Alberta.
Natural hazards like wildfires are adding yet more challenges to the difficulties many migrant workers face.
Contrary to popular views, it was not just uneducated and socially deviant individuals who were engaged in cannabis farming or trade.
Too much red meat – and especially processed meat – is linked to cancer and heart disease. But moderation is the key – alongside better farming practices
For some people, it’s a choice based on cultural beliefs or economic opportunities provided by the volcano. Other times it’s less a choice than the only option.
Consumers’ main concerns regarding farm monitoring are food safety, animal welfare and water quality. Many would like to see Māori values and land practices incorporated.
Many people are experiencing the sticker shock of higher prices at grocery stores. But the amount we pay for food often does not reflect the real social, environmental and human costs of production.
Breaching the Kakhovka Dam and reservoir had all the hallmarks of a scorched-earth strategy. Two expert observers of the Russia-Ukraine war explain this event’s destructive long-term effects.
Nigeria can produce more rice to feed its burgeoning population by harnessing its wastewater.
When Peter Singer first published Animal Liberation in 1975, he wasn’t aware of climate change. But the new book, Animal Liberation Now, argues eating plants will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Why plants’ oscillating genes matter for humans.
If greenhouse gas emissions continue at a high rate, breadbaskets of Europe and North America will see a 50% chance of a flash drought each year by the end of this century.
Potatoes are profitable and in demand. But wet weather and hard-to-control diseases have caused havoc for our growers.
Australia is the last continent to be invaded by the dangerous honey bee parasite, and has an opportunity to be the first to eradicate it.
While mRNA vaccines are designed to last longer in the body than mRNA molecules typically would, they are also tested to ensure they are eliminated from livestock long before milking or slaughter.
Access to affordable child care affects farm productivity, safety and ultimately the nation’s food supply. Farm families across the U.S. are struggling without it.
We know industrial farming needs to change. But regenerative agriculture may not be the transformation our global food system needs.
Even if you don’t live near farm country, you’ve got a stake in the upcoming farm bill – including what kind of farms your tax dollars support.