According to Henderson, neonicotinoids are a downstream, destructive solution to pest problems—to protect healthier crops, farmers should look upstream.
There is an ongoing revolution in food packaging technologies. Can small-scale farmers take advantage of these advances to reduce post-harvest food loss?
Given that the food sector currently generates nearly one-third of all climate-change emissions, we need a Democratic candidate who will transition our food system away from industrial agriculture.
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.
Climate change brings heavy rainfall and flooding to key farm states in the Midwestern U.S. causing price spikes globally and a reminder that in a globalized food system the impacts are felt far beyond the farm.
Yvelande Astreide, Office Manager of Taste of Immokalee, talks about the reverberation effects of the entrepreneurship program: professional development for high school students and community support for farmers.
Undocumented farm workers, who toil in dangerous conditions to grow the food that allows U.S. citizens to live healthy lives, are unable to access health themselves. A “Blue Card” bill could change that.
The Smiths have been growing corn and soybeans for nearly 200 years. With prices continuing to fall in 2015, they tried growing teff, an ancient grain from Ethiopia.
Timothy A. Wise describes how agribusinesses highjack policy tables, while governments neglect the small-scale farmers with solutions to feed all.
James Collins, COO of the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont and CEO-Elect of Corteva Agriscience wants to change the narrative for global agriculture companies, with farmers and consumers at the center of their missions.