A new petition is urging state and federal governments to rein in Australia’s rampant land clearing, which worsens the risk of bushfires and threatens to undo the work of the Emissions Reduction Fund.
Australia’s farming industry will need to take full account of its obligations to its workers, its customers, society and the environment if it is to prosper in the years to 2030.
A Lancet commission has come up with a new sustainable diet that’s supposed to be the way forward.
It's time for farmers to embrace the wetland instead of draining it.
Eating animals is natural and not evil in itself, but the torment of factory farming is a very good reason to go vegan.
Changing the way we farm is necessary – for us and the planet.
The six food trends likely to be front and centre in 2019.
Hexanal, a chemical produced naturally by fruits and vegetables, may help keep produce fresher for longer.
We need to change how we produce, ship, eat and waste food to improve our health and that of the planet.
Crises in the Darling River have raised questions about cotton and rice farming in the Murray Darling Basin.
Looking after animals and saving the planet sounds like a good idea. But getting there is not as simple as a some people seem to imagine.
The farmer has long been held up in society as the ‘real Australian’, but this image ignores the role of agriculture in dispossessing Indigenous people of their lands and culture.
Guinea pigs are a good livestock choice and don’t compete with humans for their food.
Farmers are closest to the land and their livestock, and have everything to lose by not taking care of it.
Medium-scale farms are an important driver of agricultural and rural transformation in much of Africa.
Integrating trees into farming systems can improve farming, help the environment, and boost animal welfare too.
Changing demographics in small-scale farming have had a severe impact and affect farmer motivation, especially among youth
A guide to the battle for the future of farming.
About two-thirds of Americans now live in states where marijuana is legal for medicinal or recreational purposes, leading some to worry corporate and Wall Street interests will take over the industry.
The farming system, lauded as a solution to drought, involves slowing water flow in streams using ‘leaky weirs’.