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Are Floating Gardens a Sustainable Solution to Climate Change?

For nearly 400 years, farmers in the southern floodplains of Bangladesh have relied on floating... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 6, 2021
Study: America’s Drinking Water Often Has Significant Levels of Lead, Arsenic and...

Shortly before leaving office, the Trump administration finally put into place a plan to test... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 1, 2021
Why Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Could Be a ‘Big F**king Deal’ for American...

It is, at long last, Infrastructure Week in Washington. It likely will be for months... (more)

Josh Voorhees
April 1, 2021
A Weird Trade War Rages Between India and the Pacific Northwest Over...

In 2018, India was the second-largest purchaser of American apples, most commonly the Red Delicious... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 1, 2021
Coffee Supplies Are Down. Could Prices Rise in Response?

The ship blockage in the Suez Canal—thankfully unblocked now—has had a nasty effect on global... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 31, 2021
The Latest Battle for Legal Cannabis: Delta-8

The latest in a long line of not-quite-marijuana drugs is arousing frantic work from regulators... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 31, 2021
Farmland-as-Commodity Trend Is Boxing Out Farmers

When Bill Gates became the largest private owner of American farmland, eyebrows lifted. But Gates,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 31, 2021
Australian Farmers Struggle Through a Plague of Mice

Australia is dealing with not one but two actual plagues, which are destroying the farm... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 30, 2021
What If Crop Insurers Tied Policies to Soil Health?

Crop insurance is a vital part of the agricultural industry’s survival; farming is never a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 30, 2021
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