In a recent experiment conducted by researchers at UC Berkeley, a robot gardener performed just as well as its human counterpart while using significantly less water.
The combination of solar power generation and agriculture - agrovoltaics - comes with benefits and problems. Can a new design generate electricity and increase crop yields?
Traditional methods of predicting rain are being affected by climate change, but encouraging farmers to adopt modern tools is not aways straightforward.
Livestock farming is starting to cause serious beef with the climate. Now a new approach uses plasma lightning to clean up cow dung and sully, both for the environment and the human nose.
Open Food Network takes 'buying local' to the next step by introducing communities of shoppers to the farmers and producers that live around them.
Agri-tech researchers have taken inspiration from medical science to create microneedles that monitor the health of crops.
Feeding an increasing population with a growing appetite for meat is a major challenge for our future. One biotech firm hopes a new animal feed can make the process greener.
A young company from Berlin wants to use 3D soil maps to make agriculture lower in emissions and more resource-efficient. Satellite and aerial photographs provide the data. Co-founder Suvrajit Saha explains to RESET in an interview how the soil maps are produced and who is benefitting from this new knowledge.
When strict coronavirus restrictions were introduced throughout the country, Indian farmers' crops began rotting in the fields. But thanks to the innovative use of social media, they're connecting directly with their end consumers - and finding a way out of the crisis.