As tiny as a pinhead, red-legged earth mites (Halotydeus destructor) might be small, but they are costing Australian farmers up to $200 million in lost production every year.
A comprehensive study finds organic agriculture is more profitable for farmers than conventional agriculture.
Profound changes in the dairy industry in recent decades have benefited the health and welfare of dairy cows, as well as consumers. A team of dairy science experts provides valuable insights into these changes, as well as ...
A French court on Thursday upheld a ruling in which US biotech giant Monsanto was found guilty of poisoning a farmer who says he suffered neurological damage after inhaling a weedkiller made by the company.
A project in Zimbabwe is promoting the use of earthworms to enable the country's small-scale farmers improve soil fertility and boost crop yields.
An international team of researchers has sequenced the first complete genome of an Iberian farmer, which is also the first ancient genome from the entire Mediterranean area. This new genome allows to know the distinctive ...
If countries and farmers make adjustments in what crops they grow and where, then the effects of climate change on the global economy may not be as severe as feared, a Stanford economist says.
As the reality of global warming starts to hit home, people may ask: "How will it affect my livelihood?"
Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday in a central Nicaraguan city to protest the construction of a $50 billion (44 billion euros) canal that will run through their land.
More Americans than ever before are supporting their local food markets, and it's not just because they believe the food is fresher and tastes better.