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Insect Populations Are Shrinking. Big Agriculture and Climate Change Are to Blame

A new study finds that the number of insects, including important pollinators, has declined by... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 5, 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
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
California Wants to Pay Farmers to Not Farm This Year

The state is taking extreme measures to conserve water.

Shea Swenson
March 31, 2022
EPA Launches Investigation Into North Carolina Hog Operations

The state is allowing Smithfield Foods plants to produce biogas from hog waste lagoons—a decision... (more)

Shea Swenson
February 3, 2022
Is Beet Juice the Future of Deicing City Streets?

Deicers made with a mixture of sugar beet molasses and salt are gaining traction.

Dan Nosowitz
January 5, 2022
Minnesota Seeks to Add State-Specific Dicamba Pesticide Regulations

They’d be stricter than the national ones.

Dan Nosowitz
December 15, 2021
Crop Pests and Diseases Dramatically Rise in China

Researchers suspect climate change to be a major factor in the whopping 400 percent increase.

Dan Nosowitz
December 15, 2021
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