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Powering our planet: Affordable energy for the future

An interview with Ramez Naam The following is an edited transcript of our interview with Ramez Naam, co-chair for energy and environment at Singularity University.

Soil – Our silent ally in feeding the world

Did you know that 95 percent of the world's food comes from the soil?

Africa: A return to The Garden?

If, as the United Nations suggests, agribusiness is Africa’s best hope for e

Nature’s fury: Natural disasters and agriculture in 2017

Nature’s fury: Natural disasters and agriculture in 2017

Nature has menacing ways of reminding us who has the ultimate upper hand.

"Mycotoxins are really complicated to manage, and it takes a multi-faceted approach and several tools to address them." — Dr. Art Schaafsma on managing mycotoxins in corn and wheat.

From the field: Managing mycotoxins

It is hard to believe that it is that time of year again: The combines are rolling and farmers across Canada, where I am based, are starting to pack, or have just finished packing, their bunks and

Growth isn’t always good

Excessive plant growth can reflect hormonal imbalance Contrary to popular belief, plant growth is not directly linked to an increase in yield.

Why use biostimulants?

Biostimulants enhance nutrient assimilation and plant development.

3 tips for scouting your crops for disease

When scouting for disease in your crops, it is important to remember that sometimes the cause of the symptoms is not obvious.

Murphy & Sons Tomatoes - Alltech Crop Science Testimonial

How does Dan Donavan of Murphy and Sons increase yields and improve the quality of his tomatoes which are destined for restaurants like Subway, and What-A-Burger?