Soil carbon sequestration is becoming a topic for farmers and politicians alike—but which conversations will distinguish sustainability from trend?
Facing policy reforms which encourage deforestation, the people and resources of the Amazon are at serious risk.
U.N. Environment Programme report shows that land-use practices that store carbon could be key in the fight against climate change.
According to Henderson, neonicotinoids are a downstream, destructive solution to pest problems—to protect healthier crops, farmers should look upstream.
While financial interests in the current input-intensive systems are responding to growing calls for agroecology with attacks on its efficacy, it is surprising that they are so ill-informed about the scientific innovations agroecology offers to small-scale farmers who are being so poorly served by “green revolution” approaches.
Agricultural lands are less productive than five years ago, even though global food production has increased. Agricultural subsidies promote practices that degrade soil health by damaging the nutrient rich microbiomes that help crops grow.
How poultry waste is the largest and fastest growing source of nutrient pollution in North Carolina, what this means for the environment and communities, and a new study with the Environmental Working Group.
The power of antibiotics is diminishing. As farmers and agribusiness leaders still rely on antibiotics to keep their livestock healthy, should they be concerned for the future?
Timothy A. Wise describes how agribusinesses highjack policy tables, while governments neglect the small-scale farmers with solutions to feed all.
To boost transparency in the agricultural industry, Erin Fitzgerald of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance calls upon people to learn more from farmers and the diversity of ways they tend to their land.