Banana-destroying fungus has arrived in South America

Colombia has declared a state of emergency following discovery of Panama disease Tropical Race 4.

Elementary students in Georgia will soon learn about farming

Described as a "huge missing piece" in public education, new agriculture classes will teach kids how connected our lives are to the land.

The humble pea is America’s favorite new crop

Demand for plant-based protein is driving rapid growth, while crops like corn and soy stagnate.

Frankincense is endangered

There are fewer and fewer trees that can produce this beloved aromatic resin.

Malaysia struggles with its dubious reputation for palm oil

It resents the world for criticizing the industry, yet understands that some things need to change.

Fair trade falls short when it comes to hired farm workers

But this doesn't mean we should give up on fair trade certification.

The future of almonds is uncertain

Their fate is tied to that of bees, which aren't doing too great either.

Wine has barely changed since Roman times, and that’s a problem

Lack of diversity makes grapes vulnerable to climate change.

Swine flu outbreak is a wakeup call to change farming and diets

The way we're doing things clearly doesn't work.

North Carolina’s poultry farms are an unregulated environmental disaster

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