farming

Droughts hit cereal crops harder since 1980s

Published: 6Jan2016

Drought and extreme heat events slashed cereal harvests in recent decades by 9% to 10% on average in affected countries – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in the developed...

McGill's Farm to School Summer Camp Makes the CBC News

Published: 19Aug2014

http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/Montreal/ID/2487230329/ CBC News - August 11, 2014 McGill's Farm to School Project (SP0100) Summer Camp Click on the link above to watch the full story!

City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers

Published: 25Jul2014

In a number of cities around the world, residents have transformed previously derelict sites, ignored corners and over-grown verges into green and productive vegetable plots...

Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities?

Published: 25Jul2014

Living in a city puts everything at your fingertips: From fashion and movies to social movements and political experiments, residents of urban areas experience most everything before it trickles...

Hungry for something healthy and new? Why not make dinner with crickets tonight!

Published: 25Jul2014

McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming Published on July 23, 2014 | Journal Metro by: Mathais Marchal

Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?

Published: 24Feb2014

Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable....