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Corn Yields Are Up, But More Vulnerable to Drought Than Ever: Study

Corn yields have set records in five of the last seven years, which should mean... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 3, 2020
The USDA Has Poured Money Into Farm Country, But Will it Be...

In the 2018 midterm elections, Republicans lost support in agricultural counties that suffered from retaliatory... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 2, 2020
Tyson to Replace Federal Inspectors With Own Employees at Beef Plant

Back in March 2019, Tyson Foods proposed a waiver in which the work of some... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 30, 2020
Scientists Recreated Martian Soil to See if Anything Will Grow in It

With Elon Musk’s SpaceX scheduled—though certainly not confirmed—to fly to Mars sometime within the next... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 29, 2020
Following Ban, EPA Approves Dicamba for Five More Years

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that it will approve new formulations of the herbicide... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 28, 2020
No Zoom for Cows: Cattle Prefer In-Person Interactions

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all had to get used to communicating across a distance,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 24, 2020
Cabbage Shortage Threatens South Korea’s Kimchi-Making Season

A typhoon-ridden summer is having long-term effects on the Korean peninsula, but not necessarily in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 22, 2020
Pilgrim’s Pride Will Pay $110 Million Settlement in Chicken Price-Fixing Case

Earlier this month, poultry officials were indicted on charges of price fixing in the chicken... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 21, 2020
Fertilizer Use Is Driving Man-Made Nitrous Oxide Emissions: Study

It’s not easy to admit, but agriculture is well-understood at this point to be a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 15, 2020