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Agriculture Archives - State of the Planet
In honor of National Farmers Market Week, a staffer who used to work at the market tells us why farmers markets are valuable community resources.
Representatives from Vietnamese government agencies and farmers’ groups came together at a recent workshop to discuss how to improve access to climate information for more effective decision making.
A new study finds that ENSO has caused widespread, simultaneous crop failures in recent history, running counter to the long-held assumption that crop failures in geographically distant breadbasket regions are unrelated.
Thousands of Guatemalan farmers will now have access to state-of-the-art forecasts and other climate information to help them increase crop yields and earn more.
A training course marked a major step in a project that will equip farmers with climate information to manage food production in times of drought and extreme weather.
After a decade of development in Africa, the ENACTS initiative is expanding to Bangladesh this year.
Even though some food is never eaten, the carbon emissions to grow it still end up in the atmosphere. Reducing waste is crucial to fighting climate change.
While the flooding may not have inundated your house, you could still feel its effects in the form of more volatile food prices.
In an unusual new study, scientists say they have detected a growing fingerprint of human-driven global warming on global drought conditions starting as far back as 1900.