Need the loo? It’s occupied by a moo!

A new study reveals that if 80% of cows were potty-trained, it could cut ammonia emissions by up to 50%

The American family farm that powers up to 300 homes – using the Sun!

A regular farm bought in the 1970s has now become the largest solar powered site of its kind in the United States

‘Artificial meat should be backed in fight against climate change’

‘Alternative proteins’ could be easier for policymakers to introduce than taxing traditional meat, a think tank suggests

World Bank pledges ‘record levels’ of climate finance in developing countries

Its new Climate Change Action Plan seeks to prioritise action in key systems, including energy, agriculture, food, water and land, cities, transport and manufacturing

Biodiversity boost with a mule kick!

Rescued donkeys in Devon will walk over sown catchfly seeds to boost the wildflower’s germination rate

Better managed peatlands ‘could slash half a billion tonnes of CO2’

A new study suggests human activity is becoming an obstacle to harnessing the full potential of peatlands in carbon sequestration

Older farmers to be paid £100k to retire – but why?

The government has launched an initiative that would pay farmers looking to leave the sector, especially if they do not wish to follow new and more sustainable ways of farming

Can berries grow better under solar panels?

Almost 4,500 plants of redcurrants live under solar panels in a farm in the Netherlands

UN: Almost a fifth of all food ends up in the bin

Nearly 931 million tonnes of food sold to households, retailers, restaurants and other food services was thrown away in 2019

New anaerobic digestion ‘toolbox’ launched for agricultural sector

It provides information and makes tools available to help AD developers to prepare the evaluation and structuring of the basic economics of their projects