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New research shows that four in five farmers in NSW have been the victim of some type of crime, yet reporting of crimes to police remains stubbornly low.
Canadian residential real estate and farmland have historically proven to be strategic hedges against inflation.
It's possible to feed the world's 7.8 billion people with more environmentally friendly farming practices. Here's how.
Box gum grassy woodlands are critically endangered. What's left often grows on farms, and farmers are helping to conserve them.
The current outbreak of African swine fever is a blow to food supply in Nigeria as pork is an affordable animal protein for many Nigerians.
We must stop using biosolids for farmlands immediately, especially when alternative ways to recycle wastewater sludge already exist.
Small-scale farmers are likely to be hit hard if open-air markets close due to coronavirus fears. This could have a longer-term impact on the food supply chain.
Smallholder farming might not be able to generate enough value on its own, but farmers still need support.
Investing in farming methods that improve lands and water, and in rural infrastructure and markets, could bring new prosperity to agricultural communities.
Australia's initial drought policy was plagued with problems and gutted in 2009. Since then, there has been no further attempt at developing a comprehensive national approach to the problem.
There’s a perception among young South Africans that farm jobs are back-breaking and financially unappealing.
The new legislation will give harsher punishment to people who incite others to trespass on farms.
It's not only banner-waving activists who care about animal welfare, a recent government report found the majority of people surveyed have concerns and want reform.
Recent extreme rains and weather in the Midwest are causing a multitude of problems in the topsoil that much of the nation's food supply relies on.
The global population will top 9.5 billion by 2050 – but cities could play a major role in making sure everyone has enough to eat.
City fringe foodbowls supply much of our fresh produce and can increase climate resilience by making better use of wastewater and organic waste. A new roadmap outlines how to protect these foodbowls.
Digital innovations have the potential to empower farmers and revolutionise agriculture, but many could also lock them in to unsustainable methods.
Urban farming can make it easier for city residents to obtain healthy, affordable food. But to raise big yields from small pieces of land, farmers need training and support.
Medium-scale farms are an important driver of agricultural and rural transformation in much of Africa.