News - 20 Jan 2021
Ammonia has sustained humanity since the early 20th century, but its production leaves a huge carbon footprint. Now researchers have found a way to make it 100 per cent renewable.
News - 1 Dec 2020
Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University, in cooperation with the Czech colleagues have developed a new hydrogel for agriculture. It is meant to retain moisture and fertilizers in soil. The...
News - 9 Nov 2020
Organic field crop farmers in the Northeast and Upper Midwest are facing an increasing number of challenges related to more extreme weather events and pest and disease outbreaks.
In New York state,...
News - 30 Oct 2020
Between 1992 and 2015, the world's most biologically diverse places lost an area more than three times the size of Sweden when the land was converted to other uses, mainly agriculture, or gobbled...
News - 14 Oct 2020
A seemingly small one-to-two degree change in the global climate can dramatically alter weather-related hazards.
Given that such a small change can result in such big impacts, it is important to...
News - 8 Oct 2020
According to the authors of a new study published in Nature, rising nitrous oxide emissions are putting reaching climate goals and the objectives of the Paris Agreement in jeopardy.
The growing use...
News - 30 Sep 2020
As the climate trends warmer and drier, global food security increasingly hinges on crops' ability to withstand drought. But are scientists and producers focusing on the right metric when...
News - 14 Aug 2020
In a state-funded report commissioned by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, two researchers from Cornell University state that New York agriculture has the potential to...
News - 8 Jul 2020
The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims that agriculture is one of the main sources of greenhouse gases, and is thus by many observers considered as a climate villain....
News - 1 Jul 2020
Fires have spread across the majority of the landscape in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in this NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite image using the VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging...