New research recommends targeted assistance and engagement with small farmers in rural Guatemala to improve livelihoods and reduce migration pressures.
China-based CIMMYT-JAAS screening station aims for global impact in the fight against deadly Fusarium head blight.
Review indicates positive health impacts from diverse diets that include not more than 50% carbohydrates and the right mix of grain-based foods.
Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phones
New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.
Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.
Large-scale genomics will improve the yield, climate-resilience, and quality of bread wheat, new study shows
Scientists identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance, which will speed up global breeding efforts.
Extensive use of wild grass-derived “synthetic hexaploid wheat” adds diversity and resilience to modern bread wheat
New study shows that improved bread wheat varieties obtained from crosses of durum wheat and goat grass are helping to ensure the crop’s future.
New study finds that wheat farmers often do not accurately identify their varieties.
The average farmer who uses the Happy Seeder can generate up to 20% more profits than those who burn their fields, according to a new study published in Science.
More than 800 global experts will gather in Saskatoon to strategize on ways to meet projected nutritional needs of 60% more people by 2050.
Groundwater conservation policies help fuel air pollution crisis in northwestern India, new study finds
Later rice planting in Haryana and Punjab leads to concentrated agricultural burning in the late fall and 39% higher peak fire intensity, contributing to poor air quality.
Millions at lower risk of vitamin A deficiency after six-year campaign to promote orange-fleshed sweet potato
More than two million households across six countries received sweet potato enriched with vitamin A as part of a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP).
New varieties deliver essential micronutrients to those who lack diverse diets.
The five young awardees are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
Identifying best practices to fight the invasive pest.