Soil health experts from across North America plan to integrate more research projects to provide agricultural producers and policy makers with economically relevant, science-based recommendations for improving drought resilience as well as reducing nutrient losses.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, the most complete set of data for American agriculture available. The census, taken every five years, provides an abundance of information about land use, farm ownership and decision-making, demographics, production practices, income and expenditures. Read MoreRead More »
For high-income countries as a group, public agricultural research expenditures (adjusted for inflation) grew rapidly after 1960. However, growth slowed markedly in recent decades and has now turned negative. Read moreRead More »