Genetically modified foods do not pose a threat to human health or the environment and will aid in feeding a growing world population in a sustainable manner, the Royal Society says. It published a factual Q&A guide aimed at dispelling myths and misconceptions about GM food.

MOSCOW, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Russia has become the world's leader in the export of wheat, surpassing the United States and Canada, Russian Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev said Thursday.

Evanston, IL - Today's advanced online publication of the journal Nature Biotechnology carries three important papers on crop disease resistance.

Using the so-called green biodiesel for transport was supposed to cut down CO2 emissions but could increase Europe's overall transport emissions by nearly 4%, according to a new EU study.

Bringing drought and increased temperatures, climate change has been widely portrayed as a force that will leave staple food crops struggling in many areas where they are grown today.

A global food crisis is looming which may rival the one in 2007-2008 because of the ongoing El Niño weather phenomenon.

The El Niño dry climate phenomenon has, so far, caused some P1.27 billion in damages to Western Visayas’ agriculture sector.

Improving smallholder farmers' access to modern seed varieties is essential to tackle food security concerns

Climate change could wipe out 60 per cent of bean production in Sub-Saharan Africa, and decimate banana and maize crops in the region, a study warns.

This report sets out the shifts in thinking, debate and approaches on agricultural development over recent decades.