UK-Canada businesses offered £2m to cut farm pollution and boost productivity

Projects must include the use of data-driven precision approaches and contribute towards the 2040 net zero agriculture emissions target

Green agri-tech firm LettUs Grow lands £400k of seed funding

It was awarded the grant by Innovate UK to help increase food resilience and security in the face of climate change

Greater agricultural innovation ‘is needed to tackle the risks of climate change’

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations warned farmers must not be left behind when it comes to new technologies and business models

Future food systems ‘must capitalise on circular thinking’

That’s according to a new report published by Veris Strategies, which says this is necessary to improve in terms of ethics, fairness and sustainability

Soil and agriculture ‘can play major role in mitigating climate change’

The United Nations Environment Programme says agricultural practices can be used to store ‘vast amounts of atmospheric carbon in the soil’

Greenhouses get even greener in new £120m project

Greencoat Capital has announced plans to build two large-scale and sustainable greenhouses near Norwich and Bury St Edmunds

Climate change ‘could threaten 60% of the world’s wheat supplies’

New research suggests the proportion of global wheat production areas at risk of drought would be four times higher than current levels

‘Farms are the best place on Earth to site solar panels’

A new study suggests if less than 1% of agricultural land around the world had solar panels deployed on it, it would provide enough renewable electricity to match global demand

UK farming sector ‘must dramatically change to avoid climate catastrophe’

The RSA Food Farming & Countryside Commission urges agricultural systems must be radically transformed and made sustainable within a decade

Farmers plough towards net zero with £22.4m of new funding

The government has awarded money to help 31 agriculture projects cut down on pollution, minimise waste and produce more food