Amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations fail to address the power imbalances at the heart of the temporary foreign worker program.
Farmers face a multitude of challenges in future. Crops and livestock are not only on the line, but also the mental health of rural communities.
PFAS can be filtered, but getting rid of the chemicals is a monumental challenge. A new breakthrough offers some hope.
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.
Increasing revegetation from 1% to 10% of the landscape doubled the number of woodland bird species. The collective efforts of landowners can make a real difference for native wildlife.
New research finds 74% of land managers who reported releasing a powerful biocontrol release it during the peak rabbit breeding period. This can lead to rabbit populations actually increasing.
Such tension has played out over many decades between agricultural communities and coal companies. We can avoid history repeating itself if we urgently set the right policies and laws in place.
The agricultural workforce is changing but a worryingly unsophisticated understanding of workforce diversity lingers in the sector – especially in terms of Indigenous involvement in agriculture.
A new study faults a well-established concept that informs land-use policies in developing countries.
Barns are practical buildings, designed to safeguard farm animals and equipment. Why are so many of them painted to stand out from the landscape?
Cities and farmers in the Southwest are resorting to unsustainable strategies to pull in more water. Iran has tried many of these strategies and shows how they can go wrong.
Dried foods are a staple in many Aussie diets, but the industry is under threat as recurring drought makes fruit and vegetables harder to process.
Lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19 had various effects on food as it went from farms to plates.
Enabling wildlife to journey across farmlands not only benefits conservation, but also people. It means bees can improve crop pollination, and seed-dispersing birds can help restore ecosystems.
Our research found that in 700 years, the 20th century was the wheatbelt’s wettest. This means all our drought predictions are skewed.
Imagine constantly living with mice. When you go to sleep they run across your bed, the stench of dead mice fills the street. As an expert on mouse outbreaks, let’s look at the issue in more detail.
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.