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Sep 27, 2021

There are fewer than 200 sheep dairies in the US. Due to a lack of support for the industry, that number is unlikely to change anytime soon.

Sep 26, 2021

Eating with the seasons isn’t only for fruits and vegetables.

Display your summer and fall blooms all year long.

Farm

Tar Spot Disease Is Plaguing Corn Fields Across the Midwest

Experts estimate up to a 50-percent loss in corn crop yields for affected areas.

Lindsay Campbell
September 22, 2021
Is Virginia’s Beekeeping Lottery a Good Idea?

The program is pitched as a way to get residents active in reviving the state’s... (more)

Bridget Reed Morawski
September 20, 2021
How Can Farmers Coexist With Wolves?

A new study focusing on wolves in Spain offers some insight.

Dan Nosowitz
September 16, 2021
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Food & Lifestyle

How to Design a Moon Garden

Night owls and hopeless romantics—this one’s for you.

Lindsay Campbell
September 18, 2021
The Rise of At-Home Hydroponic Gardens

With intelligent indoor gardening systems, you can now grow leafy greens, vegetables, herbs and fruits... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
September 11, 2021
Monstera Mania: Why the Rare Houseplant Craze Isn’t Going Away

These rare houseplants sell for big bucks, and have helped nurseries stay afloat over the... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 6, 2021
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News

Biden Administration to Develop Heat-Related Workplace Protections

Agriculture is at the forefront of this effort.

Dan Nosowitz
September 22, 2021
Making the Case for Bugs

One author is on a quest to help people rebug the environments around them.

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 21, 2021
Fewer Than Half of Applicants Receive Federal Conservation Funding

Two of the biggest national conservation programs for farmers distribute funds to a fraction of... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 17, 2021
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Meet the modern farmer
Meet some men and women who turned their love of country into a love of land.
Cultivating Resilience: Growing Olives in Palestine

For many Palestinian farmers, trying to access their olive trees is increasingly difficult as they... (more)

An Ode to Heirloom Okra

Earlier this year, Chris Smith planted more than 100 varieties of okra on the farm... (more)

Meet the Bartender-Botanist Showcasing Forgotten Ingredients

In his garden, Danny Childs tends to a host of different plants that he uses... (more)

Armed to Urban Farm Looks to Help Veterans Grow

When De’Keither Stamps retired from the military after 12 years of service, he returned home... (more)