Research at North Carolina State University has identified "pollen blockers" in corn that can prevent organic corn from being pollinated by genetically modified (GM) plants. The findings could aid more rapid and efficient ...
A team of researchers, led by scientists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will launch a project designed to improve nutrition and empower women in Cambodia by promoting their production and marketing of horticultural ...
Research into disease prevention on British dairy farms has revealed a variation in how vaccination strategies are implemented by farmers and vets.
Agricultural policies aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa could be making things worse, according to research by the University of East Anglia (UEA).
The future of many UK farming businesses looks uncertain, according to a new report on the agricultural implications of leaving the EU written by a University of Warwick academic.
Small, family farmers in Africa purchase more than half of their seeds every year through local markets and other informal sources—neglected outlets that present a major opportunity for improving access to better crop varieties ...
Poultry farmers in southwestern France have been ordered to freeze production of geese and ducks at least until late May as part of efforts to eradicate bird flu, the agriculture ministry said Thursday.
In 2008, thousands of children in China fell ill after drinking milk that had been adulterated with the chemical melamine.
A freak blizzard killed at least 15,000 dairy cows in the US state of Texas and for almost two days kept farmers from milking some of those that survived, officials said Monday.
Researchers say that the actions of individual farmers should be considered when studying and modelling strategies of pest control.