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Some Wolves Are Back on the Endangered Species List

The wolves are once again protected, meaning farmers and ranchers can no longer hunt them.

Shea Swenson
February 17, 2022
The Not-So-Bright Future of Sustainable Groundwater Use in Agriculture

It would mean a significant reduction in crop yields, according to a new study.

Shea Swenson
February 15, 2022
US Farm Income Expected to Decrease In 2022

According to a new USDA report, producers will grapple with profitability as supply costs continue... (more)

Shea Swenson
February 9, 2022
USDA Announces Updates to School Meal Nutrition Standards

The changes will roll out in the 2022-2023 school year.

Shea Swenson
February 4, 2022
EPA Launches Investigation Into North Carolina Hog Operations

The state is allowing Smithfield Foods plants to produce biogas from hog waste lagoons—a decision... (more)

Shea Swenson
February 3, 2022
The Great American Chestnut Tree Revival

More than a century ago, billions of American chestnuts were wiped out by an invasive... (more)

Shea Swenson
December 20, 2021
How a Hairstylist Blossomed Into a Budding Farmer

In southern California, the Ecology Center is tending to a future generation of farmers through... (more)

Shea Swenson
October 28, 2021
The Companies Specializing in Farm-to-Door Delivery Service

A number of online farmers’ market platforms aim to connect farms directly with consumers. But... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 1, 2021
Invasive Plant Species Still Widely Available Despite Ecological Consequences

The lush, leaf-lined aisles of your local garden center or nursery are the last places... (more)

Shea Swenson
August 26, 2021