Farmers are facing challenges related to demand, workforce, and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic. An expert warns the impact could be long-lasting.
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Thanks to genetically modified Bt cotton, "farmers in India are spending more on seeds, more on fertilizer, and more on insecticides."
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"The irony is that by fighting against certain environmental regulations, these folks may be damaging their own earning capacity."
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Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSv) can make pigs super sick. But it's no match for a cold plasma reactor, researchers say.
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A better test for gauging nitrogen needs in corn fields could mean economic benefits for farmers and be better for the environment, too.
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In a world where it can seem to children that food miraculously appears on the plate, school gardens offer a way to get them back in touch with their food
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Rotating corn and soybeans offers environmental and management benefits to farmers, but could pose long-term tradeoffs for the health of the soil.
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A new system that combines a simple digital camera with a miniature infrared camera keeps an eye on crops and let farmers know when it's time to irrigate.
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