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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
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
USDA to Reimburse Dairy Producers for Pandemic-Related Losses

This week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack announced significant financial help to dairy producers who have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 21, 2021
Smoke From Wildfires Can Impact Dairy Cows’ Milk Production

Wildfires have always been a fact of life in parts of the American West, but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 20, 2021
Report: EPA to Ban Use of Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

The controversial pesticide is already banned in several other countries.

Dan Nosowitz
August 18, 2021
First-Ever Declaration of Colorado River Water Shortage Will Affect Agriculture First

For the first time in history, the United States government has declared an official water... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 18, 2021
USDA Awards $69 Million in Grants to Improve Food Access in Low-Income...

The 35 grant recipients will use the funds to help get fresh produce into the... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
August 17, 2021
John Deere Moves Into Autonomous Tractors With Robots Startup Acquisition

John Deere, easily the largest maker of heavy agricultural machinery in the country, is eyeing... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 12, 2021
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