livestock

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Nairobi is growing exponentially. Can urban farming help a city on track to reach 8.5 million people achieve a more food secure future?
Female Black Soldier Fly deposits her eggs in cardboard. Photo by Gee W., 2013.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
Undergraduate student Chris Hornsby ('19) studies black soldier fly larvae as a possible means of closed-loop waste processing and livestock feeding at Sewanee's University Farm.

The UN-FAO reports 26% of the planet’s ice-free land is used for livestock grazing. (Ryan Thompson/U.S. Department of Agriculture)

State University College at Buffalo
It ain't pretty: Our food consumption habits are devastating the planet and contributing to world hunger. What can we do about it?
The George Washington University
I’ve never been a fan of bugs. They bite and sting me, mooch off my meals, and intrude upon my personal space. Kind of like my roommate. Some of them are creepy, crawly and often found in dirty, smelly places. Every time I see a bug, I am disgusted... Read More
Warmer air temperatures profoundly affect agricultural production by altering crop yield and livestock production. The heat is already on, and it's getting worse.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
The heat is on, and it's profoundly affecting agricultural production - but the worst is yet to come.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Resource use, land rededication and deforestation are just some of the ways livestock production affects our planet. With global meat consumption at an all time high, can we curb our appetites before it's too late?
Georgetown University
Can pursuit of large crop yields put our agricultural diversity, and therefore our food security, at risk?
Director of Academic Adventures, Planet Forward
An app for Kenyan dairy farmers maximizes their livestock investments by tracking optimum animal nutrition, feed production, and prevention of cure and milk related diseases.