The detailed ledger will help historians reconstruct the poet’s beloved farm as it was when he and his family first lived in it.
Tigers exist in South Africa because they’re being intensively farmed for commercial trade in live individuals or their body parts.
Historically, women’s contributions to the agricultural sector often occurred outside of professional roles. ‘Lady’ Maud Williams, who discovered the Lady Williams apple, is one of those women.
Solar-powered cold storage technology is of prime significance in efforts to cut post-harvest losses.
Men in rural China spend more time in leisure or social activities, or just hanging around and resting.
The government’s approach to redistributing farmland has been mostly ineffective. Failure can be attributed to limited implementation, poor institutional capacity and corruption.
In the weeks after the war, there was talk of famine. Why hasn’t it happened?
A team of scientists unravelled the mystery of how plant roots make the most of soil moisture.
New practices aim to improve soil health, return more carbon to soil and reduce greenhouse gas losses.
Dendrobium orchids are familiar to most people in bouquets, but they are in high demand in China for use in traditional medicines. Can Beijing find ways to grow these threatened plants sustainably?
This crucial fertiliser component is mostly found in just five countries.
Wheat is an important global crop, but new research suggests that fungal toxins have contaminated half of all European wheat produced for food.
Consensus is the first step towards solving problems - but it’s been hard to reach.
Climate change is affecting the availability of food to the families of farmers in Ghana.
Over hundreds of million years of evolution, ants have come up with some pretty smart solutions to problems of agriculture, navigation and architecture. People could learn a thing or two.
The impact of climate change on the spread of crop pests is established. Biological control methods show some promise but the pace of climate change means scientists are in a race against time.
Dairy farming accounts for a quarter of New Zealand’s total emissions. Fermentation technology could help cut agricultural emissions, while also restoring water and ecological quality.
Despite the impact of flooding on food security, it is not recognised as a threat by policymakers.
Uncertainty around the government’s proposed agricultural emissions pricing scheme is creating a vacuum in the public debate. Maybe it’s time to hand the reins to someone else.
The barriers and benefits to reviving the UK textile industry.