Brazil, the world’s largest sugarcane producer, recently approved the commercial use of genetically modified sugarcane.
An international research group has found that the number of extreme El Niño events will increase, even if global warming stabilises.
New Zealand’s plan to be to predator-free by 2050, has suffered a blow, following a legal challenge from a small group of opponents.
Farmers across the EU are reportedly calling for the EU Commission not to implement any cuts in the bloc’s agricultural spending.
The Asian long-horned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis), a Chinese invader, is threatening the multi-billion rand maple production industry in North America
Farmers in the European Union are concerned that the EU Commission intends to renew authorisations for using glyphosate (the active ingredient in some herbicides) for just 10 years, and not...
A jury recently ruled against two former scientists employed by the University of California (UC) Davis in the US, after they sued their former employee over control of strawberry breeding...
The Indian government has banned the sale of cattle for slaughter at livestock markets
No damage has been caused to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault or its seed stock following reports of water intrusion into the doomsday storage facility in Norway.
Japanese experts have made a breakthrough in agricultural technology, using polymer film to grow food.
A satellite-based programme run by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is monitoring water productivity and identifying water productivity gaps, according to an FAO press release.
After evaluating scientific data, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has found that glyphosate is non-carcinogenic, but can cause eye damage and is toxic to aquatic life.