With 95% of their electricity coming from renewable sources Uruguay's green revolution is endangered by the percentage of green house gases produced because of their growing beef industry.
Over the last 25 years, the US farmer has become increasingly aware of the impact of South American agricultural output on the global supply of grains and oilseeds. For example, in recent years Brazil has risen to the number one position as an exporter of soybeans.
Vertical farming is turning out to be nearly 10 times more efficient than traditional agriculture. The development is being described as an agricultural evolution as opposed to a revolution.
Tropical forests reclaiming land cleared for agriculture or livestock not only grow quickly, but absorb far more CO2 from the atmosphere than old-growth trees, according to a study released.
The cactus is bringing farmers a new source of income through prickly pear fruit jam.
The often ignored agricultural sector of Panama once again calls for attention, their criticisms are sharp, they feel the government wants them gone.
The UN and the region’s countries have crafted a blueprint for making their agriculture, food and nutritional security sectors more sustainable.
Have you ever wondered how many food miles does your favorite meal has?
The Federations seeks to develop a better quality of life for the Colombian farmers
Many species of bees, and other creatures vital to agricultural pollination are threatened with extinction, posing risks to major world crops and global biodiversity, In Latam "El Niño" has caused the death or displacement of millions of bees
In Cuban farm country, a world away from Havana's tourist-filled streets, producers are seething at what they say is the government's backsliding on promised market reforms to make their lives better.
This is the country which has recently run out of beer, Big Macs, that toilet paper we keep making jokes about and is on the verge of running out of banknotes as they now cost more to print than they are worth.
How the country went from being the cocaine capital of the world to a Latin American success story.
The amount and value of agricultural imports in the month of April alone is over 70% higher than last year’s equivalent, it is the highest in 20 years.
Some interesting initiatives are motivating farmers to produce and export cocoa, growers are finding it could offer a lucrative alternative to illegal crops.
Climate change will have a great impact on Latin America, a region with vast biodiversity and economies that are highly dependent on commodities
Despite being its best export, the effect of soybean production could be unfit to environmental commitments.
When was this fruit discovered and why is it so good for you?