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Bees Are Starving After Extreme Weather Events

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original... (more)

Jennie L. Durant
November 9, 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
No-Till Practices Can Help Boost Farmland Value

Even small changes can make a big difference.

Shea Swenson
September 11, 2022
The Quest to Finding a More Sustainable Animal Feed

As animal nutrition company Nutreco found, the first step to achieving ambitious goals is full... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
August 22, 2022
Farmers’ Battle Against, and Now For, Milkweed

How agriculture and conservation are coming together for the survival of the endangered monarch butterfly.

Jennifer Taylor
August 8, 2022
How Climate Change Is Affecting Soil Microbiomes

Often overlooked, diverse microbes are the key to healthy soil. How will a warming planet... (more)

Amanda Abrams
July 11, 2022
Opinion: With Sky-High Fertilizer Prices, There’s an Opportunity to Grow Crops More...

The Biden administration is paying US companies to boost synthetic fertilizer production to compensate for... (more)

Kathleen Merrigan
June 24, 2022
What the Future of Almonds Looks Like in a Dry California

The state grows the vast majority of the global almond supply. As water becomes scarcer,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 21, 2022
Why Scientists Want to Bring Farming to Swampy Peatlands

Wet agriculture, called paludiculture, turns peatlands into productive growing areas.

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 14, 2022
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