Food is a central part of life and the health of the planet. An estimated 10% of greenhouse gas emissions are caused by agriculture. Much research still needs to be done on energy, soil and water conservation measures that can help both the planet and farmers.

With an exponential population growth, we should also consider the sustainability of our diet, including what type of farming and what types of food are most sustainable. Additionally, we’ll also look at tech innovations for feeding a growing population.

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alternative agriculture methods

4 Top Alternative Agriculture Methods You Should Be Aware Of

Jan 24, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Agriculture or farming is something that might sound like it can only be accomplished on…

water conservation techniques in agriculture

10 Water Conservation Techniques in Agriculture

Jan 22, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Water is essential for life, but it is also an integral part of modern agriculture.…

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What Is Agtech and Why Should Farmers Be Investing in It

Jan 20, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Agriculture is one of the main sectors where automation is becoming more prevalent. From driverless…

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Essential Farm Tools and Equipment for Starting Your Farm

Jan 17, 2020 - Jane Marsh

The journey it takes to start a farm is both difficult and long-winded. Prospective farmers…

soil quality and health

Why Soil Quality and Health Are Key to Agriculture

Jan 15, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Every farm needs fertile soil to produce healthy crops. Soil quality and health is an…

agriculture and wildlife

The Complicated Relationship Between Agriculture and Wildlife

Jan 13, 2020 - Jane Marsh

How many wild animals are killed by farming practices? While scientists know there’s a problem,…

gmo crops

Is GMO Crop Production on the Rise

Jan 10, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Food scientists engineer genetically modified (GM) crops — often referred to as GMOs, GMO crops,…

sustainable irrigation

Sustainable Irrigation Systems to Reduce Agricultural Water Waste

Jan 8, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Agriculture, especially on large factory farms, is massively water-intensive —  according to the USDA, agriculture…

sustainable farming methods

Sustainable Farming Methods for Crop Care

Jan 6, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Sustainable farming is beneficial for both the planet and crop yields. Agriculture is a booming…

agricultural waste

Can Recycling Be Used for Agricultural Waste Management?

Jan 3, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Composting has long been a solution for repurposing certain forms of organic agricultural waste. Composting…

livestock agriculture

Making Livestock Agriculture Sustainable and Cost-Effective

Dec 4, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Livestock agriculture is a farming practice that involves raising animals for food and byproducts, such…

environmental impact of meat production

The Environmental Impact of Meat Production

Nov 29, 2019 - Jane Marsh

The environmental impact of meat production and protein consumption have come under greater scrutiny in…