Latest Agriculture Stories
New Zealand may be the first country to carbon price cow farts
The Brilliant 10: The top up-and-coming minds in science
How disastrous floods can also lead to food insecurity
Microsoft is hoping its algorithms can help farmers—and the planet
Cacao was probably loved by all, even 1,000 years ago in Maya culture
Eating seafood can be more sustainable and healthy than red meat
Farmers accidentally created a flood-resistant ‘machine’ across Bangladesh
Biofuel is a ‘renewable’ resource, but climate change could soon limit its potential
You’ll need to solve Puerto Rico’s debt crisis to win this new board game
Should we switch from petroleum ink to soy-based ink?
John Deere tractors are getting the jailbreak treatment from hackers
Farmers and scientists unite to save the home of an endangered salamander
Ancient milk-drinkers were just fine with their lactose intolerance–until famine struck
Become a better plant parent with this plant identification and care app
The case for paying carbon taxes on unsustainable food
We’re one key step closer to buying lab-grown burgers
Pee makes for great fertilizer. But is it safe?
Diverse microbes are key to healthy soil. Climate change is threatening that.
Climate-related food shortages are driving more Puerto Ricans to farming
The EU’s plan to halve pesticide use is ambitious, but realistic
Heat stress might curdle the dairy industry
Transportation makes up a fifth of all food system carbon emissions
Expert tips for growing food in all four seasons
Try your hand at sustainable gardening with at-home hydroponics
To grow food in space, we had to start in the Antarctic
Indonesia’s palm oil ban is hurting its own people the most
US farmers can help in the battle for climate resiliency. A massive bill highlights how.
This fermented meat alternative could help halve global deforestation rates
Why the road to robotic farming is uncertain
5 heirloom foods that farmers want to bring back from obscurity
From pollution to dams: here’s what is plaguing America’s 10 most endangered rivers
NASA is watching California’s groundwater crisis from space
An ecologist explains why cannabis farms are so hard to study
Stealthy ways to make your diet more plant-based
Why is it so expensive to eat sustainably?
‘This plan is a lie’: Biogas on hog farms could do more harm than good
Mini desalination plants could refresh the parched West
Which veggie oil is most sustainable? It’s complicated.
Urban farmers are revitalizing neighborhoods in Chicago, Philadelphia, and beyond
Climate change is blowing our predictions out of the water, says the IPCC
A chemical tweak could help plants bounce back from damage faster
Indigenous farmers are ‘rematriating’ centuries-old seeds to plant a movement
NASA has big plans for space farms
Climate change is coming for Indonesia’s cocoa farms; candy companies aren’t helping
The secret to healthy honey bees is hiding in Slovenia
This Roundup ingredient is riddled with controversy—here’s why
These bird species are most likely to contaminate our fruits and veggies
Good news for lychee lovers: There may be a way to grow the fruits year-round
Is it ok to eat GMO foods? Scientists say ‘yes.’
Roman soldiers, booze, and mail trucks shaped the fruitcake’s rich history
Turkey and chicken poop have untapped energy potential
Pesticides leave a lasting mark on pollinating bees
Vertical farms are finally branching out
Gender equity and climate change are intertwined
Our meat habit is causing pollution issues—by way of our poops
The hottest new cheese region is … the American South?
Heinz’s new ‘Marz’ ketchup is kinda sorta made from Martian tomatoes
Nitrous oxide is a powerful greenhouse gas—and it’s time to pay attention to it
If you want sustainable clothes, focus on the farms
Undersea vertical farms could be the future of sustainable seafood
Minnesota’s Line 3 pipeline threatens one of North America’s only native grains
Can this fruit be saved?
You have no idea how much you need these bacteria
How to eat sustainably without sacrificing your favorite foods