Droughts and floods have radically altered family farming, but women leaders are finding solutions for themselves and their communities.
Under the combined stress of growing populations and current warming trends, many African nations will face increasing shortfalls in food production in the coming decades.
New research in western India found that fertilizer based on Traditional Ecological Knowledge made soil more fertile in a head-to-head test with industrial fertilizers.
Warfare exacerbates the impacts of drought to produce food insecurity crises that last long after the drought has passed, new research documents.
Scandinavian societies of the first millennium adapted their farming practices to volcano-driven climate changes.
El cultivo de arroz consume más agua de la que el Punjab puede recargar. Si continúan las tasas de riego actuales, el estado vaciará sus reservas de agua subterránea dentro de 20 años.
Innovations in urban agriculture—from creative reuse of stormwater to soil rehabilitation—can help fight food insecurity and prevent further food issues.
Forward-Thinking Ideas for the USDA’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda
In our February issue of Eos, we look at what role geoscientists have in ensuring everyone in our communities has a meal on the table.
When most agriculture in the world is rural, getting crucial geoscience information to farmers is a technical challenge that a few organizations are just starting to figure out.