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May 19, 2022

Farmers aren’t just battling water issues. They’re losing topsoil, moisture and crop residue, on top of other wind-related issues.

May 18, 2022

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

May 17, 2022

A global effort revealed that certain crops are better represented in gene banks. Now, researchers are working to fill the gaps.

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

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Measuring the True Amount of Food Loss on Farms

A free new tool from the World Wildlife Fund helps farmers measure how much crop... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 13, 2022
The Lasting Legacy of the First Farmland Preservation Program

Since 1974, the Suffolk County initiative has helped save more than 11,000 acres of Long... (more)

Hannah Selinger
May 11, 2022
USDA Renews People’s Garden with New Locations

The initiative is back and expanding, with a focus on food education in urban centers.

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 10, 2022
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Food & Lifestyle

Designing Food Labels For the Visually Impaired

From Braille on boxes to QR codes for screen readers, producers are finding ways to... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 1, 2022
It’s Time to Celebrate Our Gardening Failures

Forget the picture-perfect garden photos. Instead, turn to this Facebook oasis of crappy yields and... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 27, 2022
How to Harvest Seaweed Sustainably

Think of harvesting seaweed like giving the plant a haircut, leaving the root so it... (more)

Amanda Swinimer
April 26, 2022
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News

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
Agriculture’s Water Challenge Is About to Get a Lot Worse

A new study estimates that water scarcity will worsen in more than 80 percent of... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 12, 2022
Study Finds Black Farmers Have Lost $326 Billion in Land

And that’s likely a conservative estimate.

Dan Nosowitz
May 7, 2022
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Meet the modern farmer
Meet some men and women who turned their love of country into a love of land.
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)

This Former WNBA Athlete Is Giving Urban Farming Her Best Shot

Former basketball player and coach Bridget Pettis found a new purpose after co-founding Project Roots,... (more)