Cary Fowler of Global Crop Diversity Trust talks to us about climate change and what crop diversity used to look like before we started privatizing seeds.
Journalist Tim McDonnell spent three months reporting in Uganda. His photos illustrate climate change's impact on the country's coffee farmers.
On this week's show, new ideas for enjoying carrots. Daniel Orr mixes the root veggies with orange juice and garam masala, and Arlyn Llewellyn makes pesto.
Farmers may not be able to depend on research conducted by the government to help them adapt to climate change.
The business of helping people prepare to survive the next big calamity has changed substantially in the age of President Donald Trump.
Former President Barack Obama called for big changes in agriculture and food policy to help curb climate change during a sustainability summit in Milan, Italy.
Harvest Public Media’s Peggy Lowe sat down with the Secretary of Agriculture to talk about Trump Administration’s priorities for our food system.
The study measures the difference in number and occurrence of field working days the climate becomes more volatile to agriculture.
New research identifies the Corn Belt as the region where climate change could have the biggest impact on overall farm productivity.
Bad weather caused a brief shortage of veggies in the U.K. Prices went up and people panicked. Now they are thinking harder about where their food comes from.
When Keystone XL was last up for approval, Jeanne Crumly and a group of other local landowners sued to block TransCanada from seizing land by eminent domain.
Faced with water shortages, one Indian state is re-introducing drought tolerant millets to people's diets.
Climate change has brought erratic rainfall to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, forcing local Mayan farmers to modernize their centuries-old farming practices.
The Agricultural Research Service rescinded its initial directive in an email to employees Tuesday evening.
Kelp and other seaweeds are poised to become the nation's next trendy superfood, and more farms could bring big benefits to coastal environments.
After years of drought, California is getting drenched with rains. Scientists and farmers are testing a way to capture water by filling groundwater aquifers.
A new study shows that the “greening” of Earth under warmer temperatures has slowed the rate of increasing CO2 over the last decade – though only by a little.
An Oxford University study says taxing beef and dairy products at the cost of their impact on the climate will reduce emissions and improve consumer health.
Cary Fowler is a Senior Advisor to the Global Crop Diversity Trust. On this week's show, he talks about unintended consequences of the rise of big agribusiness.
A new United Nations report shows that food crops produce more toxins as they adapt to changing weather, a problem that will worsen as global temperatures rise.