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Opinion: Farmers, You Can Help Bees By Planting Lots of Flowers

Monoculture blooms are a threat to bees. But farmers can reduce this threat by planting... (more)

Hamutahl Cohen
April 10, 2022
Opinion: Does Adding Fungi to Soil Do More Harm Than Good?

The use of mycorrhizal fungi—fungi that grow on plant roots—as biofertilizers is becoming more common.... (more)

Miranda Hart
March 29, 2022
Opinion: Farmers Are Overusing Insecticide-Coated Seeds

Studies suggest that seeds coated with neonicotinoid insecticides may harm nontarget insects, mammals and birds.... (more)

John F. Tooker
March 15, 2022
Opinion: Cow’s Milk Without the Cow? How Cellular Agriculture Could Change the...

Technological changes that eliminate the need for livestock will likely disrupt the dairy industry as... (more)

Evan Bowness, Robert Newell and Sarah-Louise Ruder
February 27, 2022
Opinion: Climate Change Could Enable Alaska to Grow More Of Its Food—And...

Agriculture is one area in which climate change may actually bring some benefit to the... (more)

Nancy Fresco
February 8, 2022
OPINION: Farmers Need More Meat Processing Options

For Pennsylvania rancher Michael Kovach, the lack of slaughter facilities near his farm has been... (more)

Rob Larew
October 23, 2020
OPINION: We Can No Longer Pretend Climate Change Doesn’t Exist

Over the past five years our ranch has been affected by three major fires. The... (more)

Megan Brown
September 20, 2020
OPINION: You Can’t Sit With Us

Over the past several years, I have become a well-known target within the online agricultural... (more)

Megan Brown
December 3, 2019
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