Bernhard Krüsken talks about the challenges facing farmers and farming. He's general secretary of the German Farmers' Association, a lobbying outfit. Its members range from huge agribusinesses to small organic market gardeners.
Organic agriculture is supposed to be the ultimate environmental savior. But can it feed the 10 billion people expected by 2050 in a sustainable manner?
Organic farming products have been on the rise in Ghana as food safety is a priority with more and more consumers in the African nation. Oluwakemi Aladesuyi has this story on a Ghanaian papaya farm with a difference.
With the closing of the last industrial sugar plantation in Hawaii, sustainable agriculture activists see an opening to go back to Hawaii's roots and build a model for profitable organic farming.
The biggest international agribusiness trade fair is this year focusing on the treatment of farm animals. With consumers unwilling to pay more, producers are asking how expensive can cheap meat be?
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