'In the sun they'd cook': is the US south-west getting too hot for farm animals?

As temperatures rise, farmers are being forced to adapt, experimenting with new breeds and cooling methodsClimate…

The invisible hand of the market won't protect our food or fields | Sue Pritchard

The defeat of the agriculture bill is a blow to the many who believe Britain could…

The Guardian view on game bird shooting: the threat is to nature | Editorial

Steps to limit the harm caused by driven-grouse and pheasant shoots can no longer be put…

Support UK farmers to meet climate targets, ministers told

Green campaigners call for clarity on tree-planting and on interim subsidy systemFarmers need more support from…

The Guardian view on animal welfare: keep it up | Editorial

Hard-won protections for both humans and livestock are under threat – and worth fighting for Hunting,…

Badger cull extended in England with more than 60,000 in line of fire

Campaigners say expansion is a betrayal as government had pledged to phase out cullThe government’s badger…

'It’s going to be our way now': the guerrilla rewilder shaking up British farming

Derek Gow is winning over doubters in his bid to reintroduce storks, beavers, wildcats, water voles…

Unless we change course, the US agricultural system could collapse | Tom Philpott

Our food supply comes from an environmentally unsustainable system that is going to unravelPicture an ideal…

Scientists Say: Carbohydrate

Carbohydrate (noun, “CAR-boh-HI-drayt”) This is a chemical compound made of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Most carbohydrates…

Weatherwatch: solar farms with added food

New panels harvest blue and green light for electricity, letting red light through to crops belowWith…