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Women Are Charting New Paths on Changing Waters

These kelp and shellfish farmers are breaking down barriers in aquaculture and helping to pave... (more)

Carrie Honaker
June 20, 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
A Guide to Drought-Resilient Farm Animals

As with people, some livestock and poultry breeds tolerate heat better than others.

Judith Matloff
June 10, 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
Destructive Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Moth Found in Napa

The pest is known to eat away at grapevines, leaving just a skeleton of the... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 28, 2022
How the Bird Flu Outbreak Is Affecting Backyard Egg Sellers

Avian flu has been found in more than 30 states so far, with hundreds of... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 9, 2022
Methane Emissions From Belching Cows Seen From Space

Satellite technology traced the source to a feedlot in California. It’s the first time methane... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 6, 2022
Insect Populations Are Shrinking. Big Agriculture and Climate Change Are to Blame

A new study finds that the number of insects, including important pollinators, has declined by... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 5, 2022
Your Cup of Coffee Is Brought to You By the Birds and...

Even a self-pollinating plant like coffee relies on a multitude of pollinators.

Shea Swenson
April 20, 2022