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Water Wells are at Risk of Going Dry in the US and...

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. As the... (more)

Debra Perrone and Scott Jasechko
May 11, 2021
A New Route to Hardier Rice: Tweak its Microbiome

The next wave of innovations in crop science may come not from cross-breeding plants or... (more)

Casey Crownhart
May 9, 2021
Survey Finds Pesticides Threaten Important Soil Ecosystems

“Soil health” is a recurring refrain for the sustainable agriculture movement, and it  is, at... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 5, 2021
A Legal Battle Rages Over Smoking Sugar Fields in South Florida

Southern Florida is home to the largest concentration of sugarcane plantations in the US. The... (more)

Shelby Vittek
May 4, 2021
Court of Appeals Gives EPA 60 Days to Fix Chlorpyrifos Regulation

The pesticide chlorpyrifos has had a turbulent past few years. The pesticide, marketed under brand... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 4, 2021
Mexico’s Supreme Court Issues Verdict: American Potatoes Welcome

Agricultural trade between the United States and Mexico is hugely important; each is the other’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 29, 2021
‘Megadrought’ in American West May Trigger First-Ever Water Shortage Declaration

The American West has been suffering from what’s sometimes referred to as a “megadrought,” centered... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 23, 2021
Drought Threatens Spring Wheat in the Plains

Things are dry and dusty in the Upper Midwest, the Northern Plains states and the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 15, 2021
What Mario Kart Can Teach Us About Equitable Farming

What does a Nintendo racing game first released in 1992 have to do with the... (more)

Shelby Vittek
April 14, 2021