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This Year in Food and Farming

A recap of 2021, a year filled with equal parts hope and disappointment.

Dan Nosowitz
December 23, 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
Farmers Cry ‘Avocad-no!’ to Crazy Low Prices in Australia

A dramatic surplus of fruit has driven avocado prices so far down that, in some... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 6, 2021
First Evidence of Tobacco Use Dates Back Over 12,000 Years

The plant’s use predates agriculture, but how humans were utilizing it then still is not... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 27, 2021
Scientists Receive $25 Million to Learn to Talk With Plants

Researchers from several universities are banding together to launch a center to study plant communication.

Dan Nosowitz
October 6, 2021
Illegal Succulent Poaching Is a Worldwide Problem

Make sure your succulents are legal and sustainably grown!

Dan Nosowitz
August 31, 2021
Invasive Plant Species Still Widely Available Despite Ecological Consequences

The lush, leaf-lined aisles of your local garden center or nursery are the last places... (more)

Shea Swenson
August 26, 2021
Botanists Identify New Carnivorous Plant

Beware of any delicate white wildflowers you see growing in a bog. They may look... (more)

Shelby Vittek
August 10, 2021
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