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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
Ladybug Odor Could Be a Great New Pesticide

Maybe cologne, too, who knows.

Dan Nosowitz
September 3, 2021
The Companies Specializing in Farm-to-Door Delivery Service

A number of online farmers’ market platforms aim to connect farms directly with consumers. But... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 1, 2021
COVID-19 Aid Package Updated to Assist Poultry, Hog, Fruit and Vegetable Farmers

As with many programs begun under President Donald Trump, the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 27, 2021
Can Human Waste Work as Fertilizer?

When we think of using human waste as fertilizer—don’t you?—we tend to think of biosolids.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 27, 2021
Getting to the Root of Ginseng Farming’s Impact on Native Plant Populations

It’s an endangered herb, routinely yanked from Pennsylvania’s forest floors due to a soaring demand... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 25, 2021
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