Agriculture

Learn more about the science of caring for the land in a responsible manner while feeding a hungry planet.
Ben & Jerry's cookie dough ice cream
Ben & Jerry's Puts Cows on a Special Diet to Curb Methane Emissions
Pea leaves
What Is Regenerative Agriculture?
A woman in the hills with sheep.
Spain Starts a School for Shepherdesses
difference between agricultural fields
'Kiss the Ground' Shows How Soil Health Can Save Us From Climate Crisis
Bumblebee on Black Raspberry Flowers
How Farms Can Share Wild Bees
Crowded pigs looking out bars
Desperate Farmers Are Selling Pigs on Craigslist
Cars in line on rural highway waiting to purchase milk from dairy
Dairy Farm Bottles Milk Instead of Dumping It
white bowl of cut figs
Are There Really Dead Wasps in Your Figs?
Lactarius indigo (Schwein.) Fr. observed in Mexico.
Growing Trees and Mushrooms Together Could Merge Afforestation Efforts With Food Production
cultivated gros michel bananas branch ripe
How the World's Favorite Banana Became Extinct
Stumps on the valley caused by deforestation and slash-and-burn agriculture of Madagascar.
Slash-and-Burn Agriculture: Can It Be Sustainable Again?
Wheelbarrow full of manure
What Is Manure and Why Is It Such an Environmentally Valuable Material
Irrigated California farm field contrasts with dry desert
This Innovative Company Helps Tackle Wildfires and Drought in California
Ewa and Bengt
Swedish Mindset Meets Italian History at Tuscan Winery
cows grazing in smoky weather
Wildfires Impact on Cows' Milk Production
Cannabis greenhouses nestle between green crops in the rolling hills of Santa Barbara County, California
What Is Plasticulture, and Is It Sustainable? Agricultural Impact
tractor pushing fresh wheat
UN Report: Farm Subsidies Are Causing More Harm Than Good
Irrigated cotton field
Furrow Irrigation: How It Works and 4 Ways to Improve This Technique
Yard Stick at work
Can the Soil Really Save Us? This Company Intends to Find Out
Machinery used to install plastic drainage tile at work in a fallow farm field.
How Does Tile Drainage Work? Crop Benefits and Environmental Impacts
sorting cocoa beans
Q&A With Beyond Good—Chocolate That Halts Deforestation, Improves Farmers' Lives
Unending rows of soy crops in a field in Brazil.
What Is Monocropping and Why Is It Bad for the Environment?
Rows of combines harvest soybeans at a farm in Mato Grosso, Brazil with green fields on the periphery.
Green Revolution: History, Technologies, and Impact
Growing rice in an aeroponics system
What Is Aeroponics?
Seedlings, greens, herbs grown in aquaponics system
What Is Aquaponics?
Aquaponics system
15 Best Plants for Aquaponics
Hydroponic System Flow Water Automation
What Is Hydroponics?
Disnovation vertical farm
Are Vertical Farms Still a Thing?
Soybean fields
Rich Countries' Hunger for Imported Food Is Driving Global Biodiversity Loss
Irish Calves
What is the Carbon Footprint of a Flying Cow?
Cow grazing on grass on a sunny day
Cutting Out Beef Could Cut Land Use for Agriculture In Half
Asmund Asdal unloads seed inside the vault.
Global Seed Vault Opens for First Deposits of the Year
woman with horse
Tuition-Free Farming Program Is Inspired by Wendell Berry's Writings
sugar beet fields in Cambridgeshire, England
Banned Pesticide that Kills Bees is Allowed Again in the UK
banana processing plant
Bananas Are Fighting a Pandemic of Their Own
Europe's Olive Trees Face a Pandemic of Their Own
Florida's Citrus Industry Is Fighting for Its Life
Scientists Call for More Trees, Fewer Cows, to Restore Climate
Let's Turn Barren Farmland Into Nature Reserves
Horses Express Emotion Through Sound
Banana-Destroying Fungus Has Arrived in South America
US Meat Eaters Need to Cut Back on Beef by Nearly Half
Is Plastic a 'Necessary Evil' in Our Food System?
Fair Trade Falls Short When It Comes to Hired Farm Workers
Soybean Harvested In Maryland
Why Did Humans Start Farming?
Farmed Salmon Isn't Naturally Pink or Red
Maple Syrup: A Sweet Solution for Farmers?
Our Chicken Just Laid a $7,000 Egg
IKEA Is Growing Lettuce to Serve in Its Restaurants
Agricultural worker working in a greenhouse
5 Ways to Improve Global Food Security
Atlanta to Appalachia: My Wife Has Decided We're Going to Be Chicken Farmers
11 Famous Horses From History
Can Bananas Fend Off Fatal Fungus?
9 Examples of Terrace Farming Around the World
Industrial-Scale Aquaponics Is Coming of Age
pink pig peers through white fence
Piglet Escapes by Leaping From Slaughterhouse Truck, Finds Rescue at Animal Sanctuary
It's Primates Versus Palm Oil in Africa
Fresh vegetables, such as carrots, broccoli, peas, and tomatoes in baskets and a food scale
Why Doesn't American Produce Taste as Good as Europe's?
A Cow's Incredible Bid for Freedom Ends in Tragedy

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