A massive sinkhole in central Turkey is attributed to a three-year drought and climate change.

Massive sinkholes appear in farmers’ fields in central Turkey due to climate change and drought

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The recent uptick in sinkholes is largely attributed to rapid groundwater loss as farmers tap deep underground wells to irrigate fields during a nearly three-yearlong drought. 

Farmworkers, who declined to give their names, break up earth, July 1, 2021, near St. Paul, Oregon.

The US farmworker shortage spurs farmers to lobby for immigration reform

A man holding a phone walks past a sign of Chinese company ByteDance's app TikTok, known locally as Douyin, at the International Artificial Products Expo in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, Oct. 18, 2019. 

Farmers become social media stars on Chinese TikTok

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Richelle Van Dusen and her partner, Dallas Tate, are shown bent over working in a field of green vegetables.

Photo essay: Puerto Rico’s small farmers rebuild, with help from chef José Andrés’ World Central Kitchen

A group of dairy cows stand in a caged area inside a farm

Can this radical approach to dairies save US farms?

Close up of a grain.

Maine is scaling up its local grain economy


Craft brewing, artisanal baking and innovative mills and malthouses are reviving Maine’s economic might.

Crops were damaged in Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Maria, farmers in Puerto Rico struggle to rebuild


Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico’s agriculture sector. Months later, many farmers are still trying to get back on their feet, with the help of friends and volunteers.

A couple and their child are seen on vacant land marked with tape in Olievenhoutbosch near Centurion, South Africa.

Trump wants Pompeo to study ‘killing of farmers’ in South Africa

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to study South African “land and farm seizures” and the “killing of farmers,” prompting Pretoria to accuse Trump of stoking racial divisions.

Elvira Mauricia Diaz standing center with her family against a stone wall backdrop.

With kids’ health suffering, one Guatemalan town is trying to adapt to climate change.


When the weather changed and kids became malnourished, one Guatemalan indigenous community made big changes. And they seem to be working.

Farming in PA

Wild swings in the weather mean that some farm crops will flourish, while others struggle


Farmers in Pennsylvania say the changing climate is changing the future of farming, in ways both good and bad.