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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
Opinion: The Rise of Precision Agriculture Exposes Our Food System to New...

Bringing advanced technologies to the ancient practice of farming could help feed the world’s growing... (more)

Austin C. Doctor and George Grispos
August 14, 2022
Opinion: Community and School Gardens Don’t Magically Sprout Bountiful Benefits

Gardens require a huge amount of labor, and outcomes like health, well-being or food security... (more)

Mitchell McLarnon
August 5, 2022
Opinion: Feeding Insects to Cows Could Make Meat and Dairy More Sustainable

Feeding insects instead of grain to animals is an inexpensive, sustainable way to increase the... (more)

Merritt Drewery
July 6, 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
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
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