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Fruit Trees in the Nude

We typically think of spring as prime planting season, but when it comes to deciduous... (more)

Brian Barth
February 23, 2020
A Farm Grows in South Bend

Even as South Bend, Indiana has seen modest population growth in recent years, vacant lots... (more)

Evan Cobb
February 16, 2020
Bidding Adieu to Conventional Viticulture Practices

The grapevines that grow in the fields of French Champagne producer Louis Roederer are hardy... (more)

Susannah Edelbaum
February 15, 2020
Hemp Insurance Arrives, Pushing Hemp One Step Closer to a Mainstream Crop

The USDA offers insurance to help protect farmers from forces they have no control over.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 13, 2020
A Psychological Means to Fight Crop Diseases

Farmers are constantly engaged in what may feel like a war. That war contains many... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 11, 2020
6 Rules for Organizing a Grassroots Regeneration Revolution

The following excerpt is adapted from Ronnie Cummins’ forthcoming book Grassroots Rising: A Call to... (more)

Ronnie Cummins
February 10, 2020
Futuristic Farming Has Arrived with Weeding Robots

For sustainable farmers, hand-weeding can be laborious, backbreaking work and can cost upwards of $300... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
February 10, 2020
Can the West Coast Become a Major Maple Syrup Region?

At first glance, the farm where Neil’s Bigleaf Maple Syrup is produced might look like... (more)

Jodi Helmer
February 9, 2020
Cherokee Nation Sends Traditional Seeds to Doomsday Crop Vault in Norway

The Cherokee Nation will be the first Indigenous tribe in North America to deposit a... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
February 7, 2020
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