Agriculture

Systemic Problems Require Systemic Solutions

Agroecology has the potential to provide the transformational change needed to solve the interconnected, global crises the world faces today.

U.S. Farmers Need Incentives to Grow Organic Grains

Incentivizing American organic grain production can help reduce synthetic fertilizer use and import dependencies while generating farmer income and healthier soil.

Developing Community-Based Solutions for a Resilient Food System

Hosted by CEFS, the Symposium on Agriculture, Food Systems, and Climate Change will highlight research and farming practices that support resilient food and agriculture systems in North Carolina.

Scaling Agroecology: “Why Is Something So Compelling Also So Contentious?”

A new compendium and corresponding regional dialogue series explore the potential of agroecology and the factors undermining its success.

Demand for Organic Meat Is Booming, but There’s a Shortage of Slaughterhouses

As demand for locally raised and certified organic meat booms, small farmers are struggling with the scarcity of slaughter facilities.

Climate Change is Driving India’s Heat Waves, Increasing Wheat Prices

Climate change has increased the likelihood and intensity of heatwaves in India, forcing farmers to adapt.

Wasting Food is Wasting Water: Unveiling Food’s Water Footprint

GRACE Communications Foundation helps individuals and policy makers reduce the water footprint of food by providing education on how to make choices that waste less water through the Water Footprint of Food Quiz and Guide.

Farming Must Be Economically Sustainable

For Mindy and Drew Duff, sustainability also means being able to keep farming in the family.

Understanding the Link Between Agriculture and Anti-Microbial Resistance

A recent Lancet study notes that antibiotics used in farming may contribute to AMR in humans, however the direct cause remains controversial.

How Sustainable Is Your Coffee?

Learn how to pick a sustainable coffee brand when the certifications you find on packaging only tell part of the story.

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