Article - 3 Sep 2008
As transport improves, borders come down and tastes broaden, the food we eat comes from becomes increasingly distant and diverse locations, farmed in potentially damaging ways. The idea of sustainable...
News - 13 Dec 2018
A new research headed by Cornell University has revealed that Midwest agriculture is becoming more and more susceptible to climate change owing to the region’s dependence on the cultivation of...
News - 20 Nov 2008
Organic food is all the rage, but despite popular opinion it’s not automatically safer than conventionally grown foods. A team from several institutions led by University of Arkansas System...
News - 5 Mar 2008
Continuing high crude-oil prices and new bioenergy mandates, such as the U.S. Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, are expected to sustain prices at historic highs across all agricultural...
News - 18 Dec 2018
The agricultural industry is the world’s largest source of non-CO2 greenhouse gas emissions, and IIASA-led study has discovered that shifting agricultural practices and a change in diet away...
News - 12 Oct 2018
In 2015 the Paris Agreement specified the need for its nearly 200 signatory nations to implement greenhouse gas emissions reduction policies consistent with keeping the increase in the global average...
News - 8 Oct 2008
A new study in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics explores the effects of pollution from livestock facilities on infant health and finds that production is associated with an increase in...
Article - 16 Jan 2019
By the year 2050, researchers estimate that the global population will reach 9.6 billion; a 33% increase that will take place in only 30 years.
News - 12 Jul 2017
A new study by MIT climate scientists, economists, and agriculture experts finds that certain hotspots in the country will experience severe reductions in crop yields by 2050, due to climate...
Article - 25 Jan 2013
The combination of performing annual agricultural activities and delayed long- term production of trees on the same plot of land is described as agro forestry.