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Tar Spot Disease Is Plaguing Corn Fields Across the Midwest

Experts estimate up to a 50-percent loss in corn crop yields for affected areas.

Lindsay Campbell
September 22, 2021
Is Virginia’s Beekeeping Lottery a Good Idea?

The program is pitched as a way to get residents active in reviving the state’s... (more)

Bridget Reed Morawski
September 20, 2021
How Can Farmers Coexist With Wolves?

A new study focusing on wolves in Spain offers some insight.

Dan Nosowitz
September 16, 2021
One Way to Grow Despite Drought? It’s in the Roots

A rare barley mutation could have drought-farming potential.

Dan Nosowitz
September 14, 2021
Cultivating Resilience: Growing Olives in Palestine

For many Palestinian farmers, trying to access their olive trees is increasingly difficult as they... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 13, 2021
Farmers Across the Midwest Struggle to Hire Domestic Employees

In Illinois, the number of foreign agricultural workers has increased more than 250 percent in... (more)

Amanda Perez Pintado
September 12, 2021
How Has Hurricane Ida Affected Agriculture and Food?

Shipping delays, damaged crops and more.

Dan Nosowitz
September 10, 2021
Wild Relatives of Important Food Crops Are Facing Extinction

Agriculture and pesticide use are to blame, a new study finds.

Shelby Vittek
September 8, 2021
Protecting the Timber Industry From the Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer has destroyed millions of trees. Scientists think that tiny parasitic wasps,... (more)

Kristine Grayson
September 4, 2021
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