Special banana varieties that are enriched with alpha and beta carotene are undergoing human trials now.
What crops your ancestors grew likely determined your mindset, a new study finds.
A new invention offers a powerful and cheap strategy for identifying and responding to infestations that threaten agriculture and health.
Scientists found higher levels of nitrogen pollution beneath organic farms than farms using synthetic fertilizers. Continue reading →
Climate change is expanding the ranges of all kinds of crop pests, which is seriously bad news for our food security.
Soybeans and sugarcane crops have increased deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil, but not directly.
The cost of food, including meat and eggs, is likely to rise more than 3 percent in 2012 due to drought.
The turbines do this by keeping crops dry and reducing temperature extremes.