Much research has shown the benefits of birds on farms when they eat insect (or even animal) pests to crops, but other research also shows that birds can be pests...

Genetically modified cotton is widely grown throughout China, South Africa, India and the U.S. Science on the environmental, social and public health effects of GM cotton has mixed  results with...

While many countries are implementing incentive programs to expand organic farming, it is important to understand why farmers are willing to adopt organic practices (...

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At a time when unemployment threatens rural economies around the world, farms with more crop diversity offer more jobs. A recent study in the...

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Coffee is largely grown in regions where smallholder farmers face poverty, and climate change threatens devastation to their crops. A recent...