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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis walked up to the podium displaying a “Save Our Beef” poster — the logo designed as a parody of the World Economic Forum’s brand. Before him sat a small crowd dotted with cowboy hats. Here in Wauchula, a small farming town in Central Florida, cattle ranching is king. “We’re here today […]

Jul 11, 2024

Last winter’s annual count of eastern monarch butterflies was the second-lowest on record. Many of the roughly 4,000 wild bee species native to North America are also imperiled. Replacement of habitat with agricultural land, lawns and urban development poses one of the main threats to these pollinators and other beneficial insects such as lady beetles […]

Jul 09, 2024

The following is an excerpt from A Call to Farms, by Jennifer Grayson, available now. The excerpt has been lightly edited for length and clarity.  Two years before the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic, I was researching a book idea about rewilding—a subculture of the better-known land conservation movement where people pursue a preindustrial or […]

Meet the Modern Trout Farmer Using Gravity to His Advantange

Ty Walker stands thigh-deep in clear, swift-flowing spring water, tearing fistfuls of overgrown watercress and... (more)

Eric J. Wallace
July 8, 2024


A Vibrant Local Food System Grows in Colorado

Throughout the summer in the Golden, CO area, you might see a big box truck... (more)

Lindsey Beatrice
July 2, 2024
Packing Light

Have you heard the tale about the midnight heist in Burgundy, where the thief clipped... (more)

Carrie Honaker
July 1, 2024
Young People Need to Find Farming. 4-H is the Answer

This story is part of our Future Farmers series, highlighting the joys and hurdles of a... (more)

Sara Bailey
June 28, 2024
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On the Ground With the Farms Feeding Hospitals and Their Patients

In 2022, the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health drew a link between... (more)

Jennifer Cole
June 20, 2024
Mexican Cities and States Could Run Out of Water. What’s the Solution?

También hemos publicado este artículo en español. Para leerlo en español, haga clic aquí.  ... (more)

Lauren Rothman
June 11, 2024
Ciudades y estados mexicanos podrían quedarse sin agua. ¿Cuál es la solución?

We’ve also published this article in English. To read it in English, click here.  Era... (more)

Lauren Rothman
June 11, 2024
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What if Animals Had the Same Rights as Humans?

For most people, it can be hard to imagine a society framed around animal rights.... (more)

Lena Beck
November 8, 2023
Farm Groups Urge Legislators to Allow Changes to the Packers and Stockyards...

More than 100 farmer, rancher, consumer and labor organizations are pleading with the US House... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 17, 2023
Could New York Become the Mushroom State?

On the banks of the Hudson River in Troy, NY, there’s an unassuming forest-green building,... (more)

Sara Foss
January 30, 2023
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