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In California, Climate Change Fuels Disasters—and a Push For More Farmworker Protections

For the past two years, farmworkers in California’s Sonoma County have been advocating for stronger... (more)

Will Carruthers
June 13, 2023
Fertilizer Companies Cash in While Farmers and Communities Struggle

On a small vegetable farm in Georgia, Shad Dasher used to grow watermelons every year. ... (more)

Noah Zahn, Columbia Missourian
June 6, 2023
At Last, States Reach a Colorado River Deal: Pay Farmers Not to...

This story was originally published by Grist. You can sign up for Grist’s weekly newsletter... (more)

Jake Bittle, Grist
May 25, 2023
California’s ‘Local Food Producers’ Hope Proposed New Label Will Boost Support 

Despite offices being closed, Sundays are the busiest day of the week at the Marin... (more)

Naoki Nitta
May 19, 2023
Supreme Court’s Ruling on Humane Treatment of Pigs Could Catalyze a Wave...

Should California be able to require higher welfare standards for farm animals raised in other... (more)

David Favre, The Conversation
May 16, 2023
‘There Is No Safety At All.’ Living and Farming in a War...

When Ihor Mistiuk learned of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Feb 23, 2022, he... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 15, 2023
Colorado Becomes First State with Right-to-Repair Law

Last week, Colorado governor Jared Polis signed the aptly named Consumer Right to Repair Agricultural... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 4, 2023
Plant Vaccines Delivered Via Microneedle Could Offer Alternative To Chemical Spraying

What if we had vaccines for field crops? Imagine a world where on-farm robots can... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
April 19, 2023
In Oregon, a Microchip Gold Rush Could Pave Over Long-Protected Farmland

This story was originally published by Grist. You can subscribe to its weekly newsletter here. Beyond... (more)

Max Graham, Grist
April 14, 2023
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