Researchers have demonstrated the use of tinted, semi-transparent solar panels to generate electricity and produce nutritionally-superior crops simultaneously, bringing the prospect of higher incomes for farmers and maximising use of agricultural land.
The optimum amount of a methane-inhibiting supplement in dairy cattle feed has been determined by an international team of researchers, indicating that widespread use of the compound could be an affordable climate change-battling strategy, if farmers embrace it.
Tropic Biosciences announces their research agreement with BASF to utilize Tropic’s ground-breaking GEiGS™ (Gene Editing induced Gene Silencing) technology to develop traits to address growers’ most critical challenges in protecting crops.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Mars, Incorporated and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) have agreed to collaborate on a five-year research-in-development project, Sustainable Farming in Tropical Asi...
New research shows enormous potential for developing improved short-duration rice varieties.
Goldsmiths, University of London has revealed how it will cut carbon emissions and waste alongside post-Covid-19 rebuilding efforts with the launch of a ‘green recovery plan’.
Vertical farms with their soil-free, computer-controlled environments may sound like sci-fi.
Environmental charity, Earthwatch Europe, has launched a new digital platform to support community wildlife projects called Naturehood. Designed to develop a network of thousands of local people who each do tiny actions for nature in their neighbourhoods, the aim is to create a tapestry of habitats that, combined on a national basis, will help protect and increase biodiversity in the UK.
As farmers across the globe look to grow food more sustainably - with less water, fertilizer, pesticides and other environmental impacts - the use of cover crops is becoming more popular.
In partnership with global energy producer EDL, Vestas has secured service agreements for the three Australian wind farms of Coober Pedy in South Australia, Cullerin Range in New South Wales and Wonthaggi in Victoria. Leveraging its world-class multibrand capabilities, Vestas will deliver the maintenance of 23 Senvion MM82 and MM92-2.05 MW wind turbines across the three sites for a total of 47 MW.