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The Country’s First Hmong-Owned and -Operated Farm

Sixteen families from the Hmong American Farmers Association recently purchased 155 acres of farmland in... (more)

Shea Swenson
October 16, 2022
Are Invasive Species Always Bad?

Researchers at Brown University want to emphasize the positive impacts of some non-native species.

Shea Swenson
October 15, 2022
Cattle Ranchers On High Alert After Longhorned Tick Found in Missouri

Warming temperatures are creating perfect conditions for the disease-causing pest to spread.

Shea Swenson
October 7, 2022
Why You Should Grow Almonds and Thyme Together

A new study confirms that these plants make the perfect pairing—both environmentally and economically.

Shea Swenson
October 3, 2022
Food Inflation Is Eating Up Grocery Budgets

Last month, grocery prices saw the highest increase since 1979.

Shea Swenson
September 29, 2022
Making the Case for Intercropping

A new study supports the practice of cultivating more than one crop in a field... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 28, 2022
Ugandan Farmers Embrace Maggots as Solution to Fertilizer Shortage

Black soldier fly larvae are becoming a hot commodity during a time of crisis for... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 21, 2022
Drought Takes a Toll on Farmers and Ranchers Across the Country

Producers and crops are feeling the heat.

Shea Swenson
September 15, 2022
Researchers Propose a New Way of Regulating Engineered Crops

NC State scientists say the current way of regulating genetically modified crops based on the... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 13, 2022
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