Lessons from a soil program impact evaluation gone awry.
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Lessons for the future of crop science and a tribute to a 4-decade research career.
A Global Crop Improvement Network could help boost yields and improve understanding of climate effects on agriculture.
Small, inexpensive solar pumps can greatly expand the availability of irrigation, research shows.
The government of India has distributed 100 million cards to help farmers monitor soil health. But many are finding them overly technical and difficult to use.
As the world faces growing stresses on natural resources from climate change, population growth, urbanization, and other forces, researchers must grapple with complex questions about sustainable agriculture.
Modeling shows climate change-driven drought and warming will drive down yields of rice, wheat, and corn.
A new paper suggests ways that natural capital can be harnessed to help meet the SDGs.
Research in Malawi shows that farmers are more likely to adopt conservation agriculture practices when their neighbors are using them—suggesting financial incentives can help to create a virtuous circle.
A forum in Dhaka examines the promise and challenges of crop insurance for smallholders as a hedge against growing climate impacts.