Scotland announces £200m to boost food security and tackle climate change

It will invest in projects including greenhouse gas reductions in agriculture and livestock

Solar and spinach could offer low carbon path for crop yields in deserts

New solar technology maximises electricity generation and boosts crop production

UK farming goes vertical for greener harvest!

During COP26, ELN went into a vertical farm and learnt more about the benefits of the green technology

Pairing agriculture and livestock farming with solar PV awarded cash boost

Solar photovoltaic projects built to reduce the stress of tomato plants and protect vineyards have secured support from Iberdrola

NASA: Climate change could slash corn crop yields by 2030

Crop yields are projected to decline 24% due to the impacts of climate change, according to NASA study

Can gene editing protect the environment?

Government is supporting gene editing in farming to create more sustainable produce and protect biodiversity

Yorkshire Water ties with farmers for ‘pop up rain forests’

The programme will see farmers grow cover crops to improve soil and water quality and cut emissions

British strawberries go vertical for bigger yields!

A new vertical farming technology promises to support strawberries supplies in British supermarkets for up to nine months a year

Plants feel down too! Stress in plants can now be measured

The technology is designed to detect stressful plant conditions, including drought, heat, cold and light stress

Could coconut oil be more environmentally-damaging than palm oil?

The researchers say this disparity in impact and perception highlights the difficulties of ‘conscientious consumption’ and note consumers lack objective guidance on the environmental impacts of crop production