A Proud California Dairy Farme...

Jun 22, 2020 by

A Proud California Dairy Farmer Battles for Survival in Wildly Uncertain Times

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Fridays for Future Europe Call...

May 22, 2020 by

Fridays for Future Europe Calls for Transforming Agricultural Policy to Tackle the Climate Crisis

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How do we save the small farms...

May 20, 2020 by

How do we save the small farms?

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Your Perfect Green Lawn Is a B...

May 7, 2020 by

Your Perfect Green Lawn Is a Buzz Kill

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“They Cut All of Our Hours”...

Apr 29, 2020 by

“They Cut All of Our Hours”

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Empty Grocery Shelves and Rott...

Apr 20, 2020 by

Empty Grocery Shelves and Rotting, Wasted Vegetables: Two Sides of a Supply Chain Problem

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Staggering quantities of food ...

Apr 14, 2020 by

Staggering quantities of food are being destroyed due to coronavirus

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‘Essential’ but Un...

Apr 6, 2020 by

‘Essential’ but Unprotected, Farmworkers Live in Fear of Covid-19 but Keep Working

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Locust Swarms, Some 3 Times th...

Mar 23, 2020 by

Locust Swarms, Some 3 Times the Size of New York City, Are Eating Their Way Across Two Continents

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All the Difference in Davos 20...

Feb 24, 2020 by

All the Difference in Davos 2020- How Our World and Our World Leaders Are Rapidly Changing?

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Startups aim to pay farmers to...

Jan 30, 2020 by

Roughly 20% of annual emissions could be captured by agricultural lands, according to one expert.

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Earthworms consume microplasti...

Jan 29, 2020 by

From Antarctica to agricultural fields, plastic waste is everywhere across the globe. We should be very concerned as this is yet another threat to our ability to feed ourselves.

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America is facing a sugar shor...

Dec 19, 2019 by

But is that a bad thing?

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Pesticides, Heat, and the Peop...

Dec 9, 2019 by

In a new report released this week, we show that climate change poses dire threats to farmworkers.

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Timebomb’: Fires devastate tig...

Nov 20, 2019 by

Another heavy fire season in Indonesia has taken a toll on the country’s remaining forest. In Sembilang National Park, on the island of Sumatra, fires raged into primary forest that provides vital habitat for critically endangered Sumatran tigers and elephants.

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As Beef Comes Under Fire for C...

Oct 21, 2019 by

In at least two states this year, beef and dairy industries have successfully beat back government food initiatives linking livestock to global warming.

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Climate Change Is Coming for A...

Oct 18, 2019 by

Napa’s producers are struggling to ripen their fruit as they lose the conditions that give their wines a flavorful edge.

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Iowa’s farmers – and American ...

Oct 16, 2019 by

Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses bring the state a lot of political attention during presidential election cycles. But in my view, even though some candidates have outlined positions on food and farming, agriculture rarely gets the attention it deserves.

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Ask a Scientist: How Can Cerea...

Oct 10, 2019 by

I’ve been a cereal killer all my life. I eat it nearly every day for breakfast, and I often eat it at night, too, for a snack.

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 In The Mountains, Climate Cha...

Oct 7, 2019 by

The melting of glaciers and loss of snow has a cascading effect for ecosystems, agriculture and billions of people downstream.

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Are plant-based meats ethical ...

Sep 16, 2019 by

A writer argues that glitzy new plant-based technology distracts from the bigger issue of animal welfare.

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What Is Nitrous Oxide and Why ...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Despite its increasing role in global warming and effect on the ozone layer, little has been done to rein in this climate pollutant. One big reason: agriculture.

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Indonesian flooding disaster b...

Aug 8, 2019 by

TAPUWATU, Indonesia — Muhammad Arfa says he thinks a miracle saved his home.

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Dying Orchards, Missing Fish: ...

Aug 2, 2019 by

Earth’s hottest June on record was followed by a sizzling July that either tied or exceeded another global extreme. People, trees and fish are feeling the heat.

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The humble pea is America̵...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Demand for plant-based protein is driving rapid growth, while crops like corn and soy stagnate.

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California Senate Education Co...

Jul 3, 2019 by

First-of-its-kind legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by incentivizing plant-based school food advances in state Senate

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The devastation of farm countr...

Jul 3, 2019 by

A massive depression has been building for years across our vast rural expanse, but don’t feel alone if you didn’t know, for most of our media and political establishments have failed to notice, much less inform the general public.

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North Carolina’s poultry...

Jun 5, 2019 by

All eyes have been on the state’s hog farms, while its poultry operations have quietly tripled in number over the past two decades with little oversight.

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Somebody Needs To Tell Ohio Fa...

May 24, 2019 by

Why do farmers in Ohio not know about agrophotovoltaics — the disruptive technology developed by Frauhofer Institute in Germany?

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They Grow the Nation’s Food, b...

May 21, 2019 by

EAST OROSI, Calif. — Water is a currency in California, and the low-income farmworkers who pick the Central Valley’s crops know it better than anyone. They labor in the region’s endless orchards, made possible by sophisticated irrigation systems, but at home their faucets spew toxic water tainted by arsenic and fertilizer chemicals.

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