We value bees for the jobs they do for the environment and us – why is the same not true of wasps?
Drilling instead of tilling the soil to plant seeds could help the ground store more carbon.
Stenophylla's black cherries have brightened prospects for a coffee supply that can withstand rising disease, pests and droughts.
If a bill before the US Congress succeeds, it would further suppress global demand for kangaroo products and lead to more animal suffering, not less.
A new survey serves up a tall order for UK agricultural policy outside the EU.
Rural migrant farmers are bearing the brunt of climate change in Ghana
Most Indian farmers are women. But few own their land, and gender inequality limits their access to markets. These issues won't be fixed by recent agricultural reforms; in fact, they may get worse.
It's possible to feed the world's 7.8 billion people with more environmentally friendly farming practices. Here's how.
Debates about public safety and temporary foreign workers continue without input from those whose health is most affected. Migrant workers themselves are largely invisible amid discussions about risk.
Excavator, farmer, matchmaker: echidnas provide a host of benefits to nature. So let's harness the potential.
The transition to 100% renewable energy will require a lot of land – mostly in regional Australia. This presents big challenges, and opportunities, for the farming sector.
Entomologists wonder if the insects currently pollinating farmed cacao are the right ones for the task.
Evidence shows that farms that share landscapes with wild nature, such as remnant forests and trees, benefit from the ecosystem services provided.
While new Indian agricultural reforms are ostensibly aimed at empowering farmers, there are fears they will have the opposite effect. Here's why.
Food farmed in tropical and Mediterranean climates comes at a higher cost to biodiversity than that grown elsewhere.
Talks have stalled again and again but a mini deal could be imminent.
Despite the many jobs on offer, agriculture courses are struggling to attract students. A visionary curriculum is needed that is as exciting, diverse and challenging as the sector itself is becoming.
Alternative farming models, like wood pasture grazing, would allow the UK government to maintain food production while regenerating ecosystems.
An invisible crisis is brewing in US farm country as the overpumped Ogallala-High Plains Aquifer drains. The key drivers are federal farm subsidies and the tax code.
If rolled out worldwide, our method could replace a quarter of all the synthetic nitrogen fertiliser used in agriculture.