The Plate 4 Minute Read It’s never too late to change something that’s not working for you. That’s what farmer Teresa Herman has learned. Herman’s grandparents raised chickens. So did her husband’s. So
VALLE DE CAUCA, COLOMBIA—Hidden in a corner of the Colombian countryside lies one of Latin America’s best-kept secrets. At the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Valle de Cauca, over
Although it may not be the most vivid or exciting subject for cinematic exploration, the documentary "Seeds of Time" offers a vital, clear-headed look at the effects of climate change on global food security.
By Tamar Haspel Tamar Haspel Email Bio Follow Joe DeVries is American, but he has spent three decades in Africa, helping farmers improve yields, fight pests and control disease. I met him in his office
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Whole Foods is famous mainly for two things: having lots of organic food products for sale and being very expensive. Recently, they have been introducing a comprehensive system of conveying to their shoppers
Whole Foods has just rolled out a brand new ratings system for its produce, based on lengthy questionnaires distributed to farmers. The "Responsibly Grown" label expands on the grocery giant's existing
Pollination by wild bees contributes an average $3,251 per hectare per year to crop production, researchers find Wild bees provide crop pollination services worth more than $3,250 per hectare per year,
As water levels in California drop to an all-time low, agriculture analytics startup CropX has developed a solution to help farmers optimize irrigation while keeping water usage to a minimum. CropX uses
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We need to grow 50% more food yet agriculture causes climate change. How do we get out of this bind?
The World Bank’s head of agriculture and food security speaks of a “frustrating lack of attention paid to agriculture” at the climate talks and calls for advances in climate-smart farming We are trapped
Agriculture land values rose by 13 per cent in 2014, as strong prices for livestock and global demand for crops drove up farmers' incomes. Statistics Canada said on Thursday the balance sheets of Canada's