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Country’s First Known Case of Avian Flu Transmission to Humans Confirmed

An inmate in a Colorado prison is the first known person in the US to... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 29, 2022
The Surprising Home of Arbor Day Celebrates 150 Years of Planting Trees

Nebraska City wasn’t known for trees. That is, until a former US Secretary of Agriculture... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 29, 2022
A Shift to Farming Made Our Ancestors Shorter

Humans lost inches in height when they switched from hunting and foraging to farming, likely... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 28, 2022
In Oregon, Klamath Tribes Oppose Water Release for Farmers

Members of the Klamath Tribal community argue that the federal government prioritizing agriculture comes at... (more)

Shea Swenson
April 23, 2022
One-Third of Ukraine’s Farmland Won’t Be Cultivated or Harvested This Year

The vast devastation of crops and infrastructure due to the war is threatening the country’s... (more)

Shea Swenson
April 20, 2022
Opinion: Raising Cattle on Native Grasses Benefits Farmers, Wildlife and the Soil

Growing native grasses as cattle forage is an example of working lands conservation—balancing human use... (more)

Patrick Keyser
April 17, 2022
Manure Supplies Running Low as Global Fertilizer Crisis Brews

Recent sanctions on Russia, a major exporter of potash, ammonia, urea and other soil nutrients,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 13, 2022
What a Nuclear Winter Would Mean for Food Production

A new study finds that agricultural production and food gathering in high latitude countries would... (more)

Shea Swenson
April 12, 2022
The Demand for Dairy Semen Is Drying Up

Dairy semen sales have slumped to a 17 year low as more farmers start raising... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 8, 2022
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