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US Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to California’s Proposition 12

The law requires pork sold in the state of California to not be raised using... (more)

Shea Swenson
April 1, 2022
The Giant Spider Heading to the East Coast Is Good News for...

Joro spiders may be a foe to arachnophobes, but they’re a friend to farmers dealing... (more)

Shea Swenson
April 1, 2022
California Wants to Pay Farmers to Not Farm This Year

The state is taking extreme measures to conserve water.

Shea Swenson
March 31, 2022
Sri Lanka’s Organic Experiment Went Very, Very Wrong

Last year, the country implemented a countrywide ban on agrochemicals and fertilizers. It backfired—big time.

Shea Swenson
March 26, 2022
John Deere to Sell Diagnostic Software Directly to Farmers

The machine-servicing program will be available to customers starting in May, but it’s a far... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 25, 2022
Is the Global Agricultural Map In Need of a Redesign?

Researchers have reimagined a new layout that would maximize crop yields while reducing carbon emissions... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 24, 2022
FDA Approves First CRISPR Cows For Beef

The genome-edited cattle were bred to endure climate change, and their offspring will be used... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 23, 2022
Harnessing the Benefits of Wild Birds On Farms

Researchers found that fields with surrounding natural habitat experience less crop damage and lower food-safety... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 18, 2022
Antibiotic Commonly Used in Orchards Slows Cognition of Bumblebees

Streptomycin, often sprayed on orchard crops to combat bacterial diseases, has several negative impacts on... (more)

Shea Swenson
March 11, 2022
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