This week, the city of Leeds is home to the first Yorkshire Sustainability Week, which focuses on improving sustainability in and beyond the county.
Businesses need to become more sustainable or risk not being able to cope with the shocks of future climate change.
Integrated on-farm renewable energy and waste management technologies will be investigated as part of a new £212,000 project.
An international event aimed at establishing equity between producers and consumers was hosted by the University this week.
Strawberry lovers might want to check the provenance of their fruit this summer following controversy about a new farming bill which could cause the devastation of an iconic Spanish wetland.