Ghana’s northern region would be more developed now had it received a fairer share of colonial investments.
Plants have evolved several ways to deal with heavy metals that might otherwise poison or kill them.
To maintain our role as a global food bowl, Australia has to keep innovating in agricultural technology.
As water dripped in a remote cave, it left behind evidence of every monsoon season for a millennium. Scientists say it holds a warning for a country about to become the most populous on Earth.
The research reviewed the available evidence on microalgae as food supplements, livestock feeds, biofertilisers, biostimulants and biochar feedstocks.
Synthetic fertiliser prices have shot up amid the war in Ukraine. Could organic fertilisers provide a worthy alternative?
Kenya’s new administration needs to prioritise investing in sustainable solutions to fix perennial maize shortages.
Honey bees have what it takes to pollinate blueberries, boosting the quality and quantity of the popular fruit.
Foot-and-mouth disease rarely kills animals, but it leads to production losses and economic knocks.
Biodiversity market schemes can help – but they are not a silver bullet, and can be gamed if poorly designed.
Farmers who use little or no fertiliser can use ecological practices to increase their yields.
The emission reduction targets outlined for Canadian fertilizer use will not lead to food shortages and food insecurity.
Storms and flash floods often follow a heatwave.
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.
Removing a pre-existing right like cancelling the school nutrition programme is a retrogressive measure, and should only be done under very specific circumstances.
The Agricultural Internet of Things is making farming more efficient. An information technology expert describes some of the challenges of working with sensors and antennas underground.
Unlike this time, the dry summer of 1976 followed a particularly dry year.
Algorithms can help determine what farm inputs and policies can boost food production.
Producers in Zambia should be getting more for their crops, and buyers in East Africa should be paying less, alleviating food price spikes.