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Mormon Crickets Swarm Oregon Farms

Officials are fighting infestations of the cannibalistic insect.

Shea Swenson
July 2, 2022
The Oyster Farmers Working to Address Aquaculture’s Big Plastics Problem

Innovative producers and researchers are turning to wood, cork, mushrooms and other materials in an... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
June 25, 2022
Honeybees Are Feeling the Heat

In the Pacific Northwest, extreme temperatures and recurring drought are disrupting the health of essential... (more)

Ashli Blow
June 11, 2022
Facing Another Drought, California Proposes Buying Out Farmers’ Water Rights

Lawmakers are considering using part of the state’s $100-billion budget surplus to buy water rights... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 9, 2022
Montana Is Leading the Way in Lentil Research

At Montana State University, researchers are studying how genetic and environmental factors affect lentil crops.

Shea Swenson
June 4, 2022
What’s Up With the World’s Supply of Wheat?

The war in Ukraine, droughts and floods are all threatening worldwide supplies of the important... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 3, 2022
How New Zealand Has Worked to Eradicate a Costly Cow Disease

Later this year, the country will become the first to get rid of Mycoplasma bovis,... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 2, 2022
Pee for the Peonies

At the University of Michigan, researchers are studying both the scientific benefits and public reactions... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 31, 2022
Increasingly Heavy Farm Vehicles Are Crushing Soil Health

Tractors and other machinery used on farms have grown enormously heavier over the past 60... (more)

Jess Davies and John Quinton
May 29, 2022
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