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How are Tree Fruit Farmers Adapting to a Changing Climate?

“A lot of the Michigan growers have told us we probably couldn’t have picked a... (more)

Hollie Stephens
April 23, 2024
Swapping Seasons, Casting Shade: How Farmers Are Growing Food in the Fearsome...

When most people think about Phoenix, Arizona, they probably aren’t thinking about agriculture. The city—and... (more)

Callie Radke Stevens
February 19, 2024
Opinion: With Community Solar, It’s Not Renewable Energy vs. Rural Character

Across the US, solar is booming. Last year saw nearly 33 gigawatts of solar installation... (more)

Bruce Stewart
January 24, 2024
Urban Agriculture isn’t as Climate-Friendly as It Seems. These Best Practices Can...

Urban agriculture is expected to be an important feature of 21st century sustainability and can... (more)

Jason Hawes, Benjamin Goldstein and Joshua Newell, The Conversation
January 22, 2024
Climate Change is Coming for Christmas Trees. Can They Be Saved?

In late June 2021, a massive heat dome stretched from Northern California into British Columbia.... (more)

Jennifer Cole
December 1, 2023
‘A Silent Killer’: How Saltwater Intrusion is Overtaking Coastal Farmland in the...

Eerily empty, abandoned fields stretch across the coast of the southeast United States, replacing once... (more)

Peggy Chen
August 31, 2023
Livestock are Dying in the Heat. This Little-Known Farming Method Offers a...

Josh Payne planted chestnut trees six years ago. The rows of nut trees haven’t fully... (more)

John McCracken, Grist
August 28, 2023
The Kelp Business is Booming. How Big is Too Big?

Cruising by on a boat, it’s easy to miss Jake Patryn’s farm, which looks like... (more)

Emma Loewe, Grist
August 15, 2023
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