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All News: David Lobell

January 24, 2023 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Plant-based and lab-grown meat substitutes are here to stay, but are unlikely to eliminate livestock agriculture’s climate and land use impacts... Read More
November 8, 2022 | Stanford News Service
Federal subsidies promote planting cover crops to store carbon in agricultural soils, among other benefits, but the approach as currently practiced... Read More
June 1, 2022 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Usually, increasing agricultural productivity depends on adding something, such as fertilizer or water. A new Stanford University-led study reveals... Read More
January 25, 2022 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
The award recognizes research by a mid-career scientist who has made an extraordinary contribution to agriculture or to the understanding of the... Read More
October 12, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
A major bill with bipartisan support in Congress would reward farmers for an unusual harvest. The Growing Climate Solutions Act promises billions of... Read More
July 1, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
A key factor in America’s prodigious agricultural output turns out to be something farmers can do little to control: clean air. A new Stanford-led ... Read More
Agriculture in Africa
April 1, 2021 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Despite important agricultural advancements to feed the world in the last 60 years, a new study shows that global farming productivity is 21% lower... Read More
October 26, 2020 | Center for Food Security and the Environment
New management approaches and technology have allowed the U.S. Corn Belt to increase yields despite some changes in climate. However, soil... Read More
September 24, 2020 | Stanford News
Seventeen seed grants have been awarded to faculty pursuing a broad scope of sustainability research as part of the efforts of a Long-Range Vision... Read More