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The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed massive shortcomings in the nation’s labor and disaster aid systems, which have for decades failed to protect workers who come to the U.S. every year for seasonal work.
December 22, 2020 by Victoria Bouloubasis
With only weeks to go until the election, Connecticut farmer Jenni Bass says she hopes voters see through what she describes as Trump’s empty attempts to appeal to farmers.
October 13, 2020 by Leanna First-Arai
'Tipping points go both ways,' says journalist Judith D. Schwartz. If we focus on the best possible outcomes, perhaps we can restore ecosystems.
September 11, 2020 by Breanna Draxler
The community is located just 40 miles from Mar-a-Lago and the ostentatious wealth associated with coastal Palm Beach County. The small towns that sit just off the southern shore of Lake Okeechobee are a world apart.
September 10, 2020 by Gilda Di Carli
Can a context-based approach to water create a sea change in ag?
July 27, 2020 by Joel Makower
Soubeiran is the vice president of nature and water cycle at the French food giant. He shares the company's plans to move away from intensive farming practices in the pandemic era.
July 20, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
Plus, we chew on an idea to use on-demand delivery apps to help consumers understand the carbon impact of their meal choices.
June 12, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Feeding the world is an absolute imperative.
June 6, 2020 by Debbie Shakespeare
Keeping food and agriculture supply chains afloat is critical during the pandemic.
June 1, 2020 by Elsa Wenzel
Resource Renewal Institute's Fish in the Fields program provides a blueprint for building diversity and resiliency into conventional agricultural systems in California and beyond.
May 26, 2020 by Chance Cutrano
Biodiversity crisis is gaining traction in the private sector but a big disparity still exists between knowledge and action on climate and biodiversity.
March 9, 2020 by Margaret O'Gorman
With species on the move as the climate changes, a growing number of scientists say that efforts must be made to help migrating species adapt to their new habitats.
February 17, 2020 by Sonia Shah
The applications being made possible by breakthroughs in machine learning, image recognition, analytics and sensors are profoundly practical.
January 2, 2020 by Heather Clancy
It was a very good year, except when it wasn't.
December 30, 2019 by Joel Makower
From coffee to cosmetics, companies are looking for ways to protect the plants their products are made from
As crop varieties disappear, boosting biodiversity becomes smart business.
December 6, 2019 by Virginia Gewin
What’s at stake: the future of farming.
October 2, 2019 by Heather Clancy
Tune in for a recap of news and conversations during more than 300 events linked to the UN General Assembly. Plus inside PepsiCo's Sustainable Farming Program and a peek into Engie Impact.
September 27, 2019 by Heather Clancy
The U.N. suggests that adding 2.5 billion acres of forest to the world could limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2050. But some researchers aren't so sure.
September 20, 2019 by Tara Yarlagadda
If 2020 is about ending deforestation, 2030 must be about eliminating indiscriminate conversion of land for agricultural purposes.
August 15, 2019 by Melissa Ho
Who better than to help scale applications than the people most likely to benefit from them?
May 30, 2019 by Heather Clancy
In order to preserve biodiversity, we need to protect land — land that's been resettled for agriculture.
October 5, 2018 by Zia Mehrabi
The company's first CSO, on the job for less than a year, is moving quickly to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption and food waste.
February 26, 2018 by Heather Clancy
It's vines versus old-growth forests, a biodiversity debate with consequences for steelhead trout, mountain lions and spotted owls.
September 5, 2017 by Alastair Bland
Tasting a termite inspires hope that farming can align better with ecosystems.
August 3, 2017 by Shauna Sadowski
As the global agriculture industry consolidates with the recent merger between Monsanto and Bayer, the question is raised: What does it mean for the rest of us?
January 4, 2017 by Rachel Cernansky