Pesticide choice shouldn’t be about allegiance. It’s about what works and what doesn’t. Let’s dispense with the organic/conventional pesticide rivalry.
Behind the domestication of every species, there’s been a crop wild relative in the mix — and one must concede admiration those early varieties.
Food sovereignty: the road to self-sufficiency, or stifling self-righteousness? Seems like a dramatic solution in search of a nonexistent problem.
Though the push for organic is well-intentioned, Sri Lanka is damaging its economy, health, and food security by not considering a balanced and phased transition.
No crop we consume today is remotely like its forerunner. Flexing eugenic purity needlessly typecasts “faux” food and GMOs for the wrong reasons.
What is this notion of pH, and why is it so mission critical? The symptoms of a problem are drawn out in farm soils: its creeping acidity, so to speak.
The Colorado Potato Beetle has found a way to become resistant to every pesticide concoction we throw at it. The CPB always ends up outsmarting us.
Kiss the Ground is a documentary with infodemic tendencies — style over substance, with some “factoids” made to go viral with no critical analysis.
Agriculturalists often don’t have a problem reconciling science with faith — the sum being seen as greater than their individual parts.
Whatever the crop, plant breeders — using classical or molecular approaches — have never been timelier for food, economic, and environmental security.