Chris Collins from the Soil Research Centre reviews the actions and intentions of an ongoing research programme.
TempAg held a workshop in London to review key issues for sustainable agriculture in temperate countries and identify areas for cross-country collaboration. Delegates from 14 temperate countries participated, with expertise across academia, policy, industry and the science-policy interface.
Retracing our genetic path of plant domestication can help us produce newer, better varieties to enhance food security, says the Earlham Institute’s Peter Bickerton.
What technologies could sustainably replace pesticides, without compromising on yield or quality? The Global Food Security (GFS) programme’s David O’Gorman reviews a recent GFS workshop on the topic.
Terrestrial and aquatic food production systems share a range of common problems that need solutions. Rachel Norman from the University of Stirling reports.
This paper identifies the most important criteria for experts when selecting indicators for sustainability in temperate agriculture.
Insect farms could recover the true value of wasted organic nutrients, improve local food security and assist in environmental protection, says Keiran Olivares Whitaker of Entocycle.
Can we tap into ecological defences to better protect crops? The University of Sheffield’s Will Buswell reports.
Dr Emma Roe discusses the relationship between men and meat, and how unravelling this can help contribute to a more sustainable food system.
- Date: 7 September 2018
A report has been published arguing for a systemic approach to food policy across governments and businesses for health and sustainability.