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Turning School Gardens into Outdoor Classrooms

Education Outside turns school gardens into classrooms. And today, kids across San Francisco get to... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 29, 2013
Gambling Debts: New Report Blasts Crop Insurance for Rewarding the Risky

When farmers experience crop lose due to extreme weather, crop insurance is there to help... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 27, 2013
Our 12 Favorite Farmers on Film

Crop circles, talking pigs, hearing voices in the field–the things Hollywood farmers have to put... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 23, 2013
So You Think You’re a Master Composter?

Seattle Tilth, an organization that advocates and teaches organic food growing, started the first Master... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 23, 2013
This Robot’s Got Milk

Dairy cows never take a day off. That means dairy farmers had to keep a... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 22, 2013
Weight Gain Drugs May Be Making Cattle Sick

Scientists suspect weight-gain supplements called beta-agonists are likely responsible for a surge in cows arriving... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 21, 2013
Fish Farms Contribute to Rising Sea Levels

Many of the issues with aquaculture, or fish farming, are well documented. Farmed fish compete... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 20, 2013
Could the World Love Pesticide-Free GMOs?

But what about GMO seeds that could radically reduce the use of pesticides, and help... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 19, 2013
Wearing Your Waste: The AgBag Puts Agricultural Waste to Good Use

Sick of seeing "drip tape," the plastic tubing used for short-term drip irrigation, go to... (more)

Gloria Dawson
August 15, 2013