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May 27, 2022

An Atlanta-based nonprofit’s farm program helps incarcerated women feed themselves and others while preparing them to re-enter society.

May 26, 2022

The number of positions filled by H-2A temporary workers has continued to increase year over year.

The USDA has kept cheese and other dairy products in cold-storage caves for decades. But their purpose has shifted over the years.

How More Than a Century of Antarctic Agriculture Is Helping Scientists Grow...

Scientists just grew plants in soil from the moon, but the world's southernmost continent has... (more)

Daniella McCahey

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How Saving Seeds Is Helping This Modern Farmer Reconnect With Her Roots

In Canada, Indigenous seed steward Tiffany Traverse is focused on rediscovering, cultivating and preserving the... (more)

Bevin Cohen
May 21, 2022
High Winds Are Rattling US Farmers This Spring

Farmers aren’t just battling water issues. They’re losing topsoil, moisture and crop residue, on top... (more)

Sarah Kuta
May 19, 2022
Can Biodigesters Save America’s Small Dairy Farms?

The sustainable technology presents an opportunity to turn cow manure and food waste into renewable... (more)

Anne N. Connor
May 16, 2022
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Food & Lifestyle

10 New Cookbooks We’ve Been Cooking From This Spring

A host of new books in which to find kitchen inspiration.

Shelby Vittek
May 22, 2022
How High-Pressure Processing Is Helping Remote Farmers Bring Fresher Foods to Market

A cold preservation method is pumping more value into crops by capturing ripeness and extending... (more)

Naoki Nitta
May 18, 2022
They’ve Come a Long Way, But Gene Banks Still Lack Protections for...

A global effort revealed that certain crops are better represented in gene banks. Now, researchers... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 17, 2022
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News

Scientists Grow Plants in Moon Soil for the First Time

The seeds grew in lunar soil collected during Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions decades... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 20, 2022
President Biden Calls on Farmers to Double Crop in Face of Food...

The war in Ukraine has upended global markets, causing staples like wheat and sunflower oil... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 14, 2022
The Meatpacking Industry Drafted Trump’s 2020 Order to Keep Plants Open At...

A new report includes emails showing that Tyson Foods authored a version of President Trump’s... (more)

Madison McVan
May 13, 2022
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Meet some men and women who turned their love of country into a love of land.
How Saving Seeds Is Helping This Modern Farmer Reconnect With Her Roots

In Canada, Indigenous seed steward Tiffany Traverse is focused on rediscovering, cultivating and preserving the... (more)

Rescued Ducks Play a Vital Role on This Vegan Farm

At Sho Farm in Vermont, vegan farmers Melissa Hoffman and Shawn Smith work hand in... (more)

Meet the Modern Farmer Saving Turkey’s Heirloom Seeds

Mehmet Öztan’s quest to recreate the flavors of his homeland turned into a passion for... (more)

Meet the California Farmer Taking a Chance on Domestic Wasabi

With climate change threatening supplies of Japanese wasabi, farmers like David Blume are planting new... (more)