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Abstract How we manage farming and food systems to meet rising demand is pivotal to the future of biodiversity. Extensive field data suggest that impacts on wild populations would be greatly reduced through boosting yields on existing farmland so... Read more
By The Scholar, Mar 22
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Agriculture that appears to be more eco-friendly but uses more land may actually have greater environmental costs per unit of food than "high-yield" farming that uses less land, a new study has found... Read more
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The so-called Fertiliser Optimiser phone app allows farmers in Africa to dramatically increase yields.
By The Scientist, Mar 22
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Based on new University of Guelph research, profitability mapping shows why some parts of the farm will never make money with corn and soybeans
By The Economist, Mar 22
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A farmer tells his child, “study well and get a job or you will suffer like me.” This is not an isolated caution from a hapless father, but a reality that plays out time and again across villages in... Read more
By The Economist, Mar 22
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