Agriculture

‘Clean’ Cookstoves Simultaneously Improve Women’s Health and Save Money

Millions of people die each year from smoke exposure due to using open cooking fires in their homes; clean, more efficient cookstoves are a viable alternative.

Food Tank Book of the Week: Sowing Seeds in the Desert by Masanobu Fukuoka

In Sowing Seeds in the Desert, Masanobu Fukuoka tackles much more than superficial solutions to global desertification.

An Overview of Eliminate Poverty Now

Eliminate Poverty Now focuses on investing at the local level by providing funds for projects that address local needs as identified by communities themselves.

A Partnership with Food MythBusters

Food Tank is partnering with Food MythBusters to build an international food community through the power of information.

Study: Crop Yield Trends Not on Track to Meet Global Demand in 2050

A new study warns that global production of food crops is not increasing quickly enough to meet the world’s projected needs in 2050.

Smithsonian Launches Agriculture Innovation and Heritage Archive

The Smithsonian highlights transformations of American agriculture through leveraging stories from the public.

Honey Laundering: Two Honey-Processing Companies Charged in Anti-Dumping Case

A recent investigation has led to charges against two honey-processing companies as well as five individuals for illegal importation of honey.

FAO Promotes New Agroforestry Rules

The U. N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says new rules and policies will need to be implemented around the world in order to fully realize agroforestr

Raisins Reach the Supreme Court

Raisin producers are going to the Supreme Court to fight marketing restrictions created 64 years ago.

Food Hero: Allan Savory Fights Desertification with Holistic Management

In his TED Talk, Food Hero Allan Savory proposes holistic management as a means to reverse desertification, using large livestock herds to restore grasslands.

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