Agriculture

Organic Food & Farming Report Outlines Opportunities for the Farm Bill

A newly released report details the benefits of organic farming and outlines strategies to expand organic agriculture practices through the 2023 Farm Bill.

AGRA Retreats from its Own ‘Green Revolution’

Recent changes suggest that AGRA and its donors are concealing their retreat from a failing strategy.

WWF Identifies 20 Key Actions to Transform the Global Food System

WWF released a new report and platform that outlines key actions for transforming global food systems and meeting climate goals.

Russia’s War in Ukraine: Implications for the Indian Food System

The global food crisis has highlighted the fragility and fragmentation of the global food system and its vulnerability to shocks. India must adapt and develop long term plans to address such future shocks.

With a Guaranteed Market for their Hogs, Farmers Don’t Need to “Get Big or Get Out”

When fifth generation farmer Joe Mickelson transitioned to small-scale diversification, he discovered that raising pigs in the open air was a new—and much more enjoyable—experience. 

La Canasta Campesina Encourages Youth Engagement in Farming by Giving Youth a Voice

La Canasta Campesina gives youth a place in farming by highlighting the many roles in a modern agribusiness.

EAT-Lancet 2.0 Commission Revises Guidance for Healthy, Diverse Diets, and Sustainable Food Systems

The EAT-Lancet 2.0 Commission held a press conference to update the public on their forthcoming report, which will include goals for healthy diets and sustainable food systems.

Switching Out The Beef For Rabbit: Can Rodents Provide A Sustainable Meat Alternative?

Rodents from rabbits to cane rats provide sustainable protein sources for many populations, but expanding their consumption could pose problems.

Sustainable Hog Farming to Keep the Next Generation On the Land

On Alderland Farm in Iowa, this family of hog farmers is working to raise their livestock sustainably.

Helping the World Adapt to the Climate Crisis with Agricultural Solutions

As the climate crisis advances, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture is working to support sustainable livelihoods and food security in resource-scarce regions.

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