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Dec 01, 2022

New year, same shortage of fertilizer.  The fertilizer crisis that has been steadily growing since 2021—when the World Bank reported a 66-percent increase in the price of fertilizer, thanks to shortages—is likely to persist throughout 2023, according to a study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) along with the World […]

Nov 29, 2022

Essential to a traditional vinaigrette and divine when accompanying a piece of ribeye, mustard is one of those condiments often found sitting on French people’s fridge doors. The French consume an average of one kilogram of mustard per person every year. However, in the past few months, the condiment has been missing from many households […]

Nov 26, 2022

This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. Wild Alaskan salmon are a gold standard for American seafood. The long journey from the river to the ocean and back builds the muscle mass that gives the fish their distinct texture and flavor, and the clean rivers of the north produce seafood with […]

Meet the Maine Teenager-Turned-Landscaper Thanks to Grazing Goats

Anna Zlotkowski has found an unusual–but fitting–afterschool job. Along with finishing her last two years... (more)

Bridget Shirvell

Farm

For Young Farmers, Land Access Will Make or Break the 2023 Farm...

The average age of American farmers is roughly 58 years old, and it has been... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 21, 2022
This Kansas Farm Gives Veterans A New Path To Civilian Life

Joe Graham gave nine years of his life to the war in Afghanistan. Once he... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 12, 2022
This Veteran Farmer Continues to Serve His Community

After serving in the Vietnam War and retiring from his career as a therapist, Rick... (more)

Bevin Cohen
November 11, 2022
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Food & Lifestyle

Egg Whites Could be the Key to Cleaning Our Oceans

In hopes of finding a cheap, easy way to come by material to filter microplastics... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 15, 2022
Could Dissolvable Cranberry Film Replace Plastic Packaging Someday?

  Imagine making a bowl of oatmeal or a cup of instant ramen noodles. You... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 14, 2022
It’s Another Less-Than-Fruitful Year for Cranberries

The Thanksgiving staple may be in short supply this year.

Shea Swenson
November 8, 2022
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News

States Mull Limits on Foreign Ownership of Farmland

This story was originally published in Investigate Midwest. Amid growing concern about Chinese investment in... (more)

Johnathan Hettinger
November 19, 2022
As COP27 Comes to a Close, Agriculture Initiatives Are Top Priority

The governments of 42 nations have pledged $8 billion to help farmers reduce emissions and... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 18, 2022
Farmers of Color Are Suing the US Government

The US government doubled back on its pledge to allocate $4 billion in debt relief... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 17, 2022
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Meet the Maine Teenager-Turned-Landscaper Thanks to Grazing Goats

Anna Zlotkowski has found an unusual–but fitting–afterschool job. Along with finishing her last two years... (more)

This Veteran Farmer Continues to Serve His Community

After serving in the Vietnam War and retiring from his career as a therapist, Rick... (more)

Meet the Former Chefs Growing Restaurant-Driven Produce in Suburban Albany

Emma Hearst and John Barker once prepared ingredients for diners. Now they grow them at... (more)

Meet the Modern Farmer Helping Immigrant Farmers Sell Their Produce

In Rhode Island, Jake Stanton works to help immigrant farmers market and grow their produce... (more)