Five-thousand years before it was immortalized in a British nursery rhyme, the cat that caught the rat that ate the malt was doing just fine living alongside farmers in the ancient Chinese village of Quanhucun, a forthcoming ...
Nitrogen and phosphate are important fertilisers. But excessive amounts often found in fields and pastures end up polluting the ground and surface water. Furthermore, dairy farmers are squandering their profits by wasting ...
If farmers can't change the weather - or a seesawing climate - perhaps data-crunchers can outwit Mother Nature.
In a paper published in Wildlife Society Bulletin, entitled Perceived Efficacy of Livestock-Guarding Dogs in South Africa: Implications for Cheetah Conservation, researchers from the University's School of Anthropology and ...
Robert Malsam nearly went broke in the 1980s when corn was cheap. So now that prices are high and he can finally make a profit, he's not about to apologize for ripping up prairieland to plant corn.
Agronomy scientists have been conducting a series of experiments to help Wheatbelt farmers climate-proof their crops.
A new national survey of heritage food recovery edited by Gary Paul Nabhan, the UA Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food System, has been released indicating an important trend in food recovery.
Australia needs a nationwide effort to raise soil fertility, guarantee food security and a healthy diet - and lock up carbon.
Eric von Wettberg, professor in the FIU Department of Biological Sciences, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the effects of domestication on wild chickpea genes.
Hunter-gatherers and immigrant farmers lived side-by-side for more than 2,000 years in Central Europe, before the hunter-gatherer communities died out or were absorbed into the farming population.