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As Climate Change Endangers Wild Truffles, US Producers Try Cultivation Instead

Truffles are the culinary equivalent of a diamond. Vertiginously expensive, out of reach for many,... (more)

Kathleen Willcox
November 9, 2023
The Future of Beer Grains is Uncertain. Can Farmers and Brewers Protect...

According to a 2021 poll, the US drinks the second-most amount of beer in the... (more)

Hollie Stephens
November 2, 2023
What Will Stop Troublemaking Sea Squirts Along North America’s Atlantic Coast?

When poked, tunicates will squirt water. Hence, their nickname: sea squirts. But as cute as... (more)

Jennifer Cole
October 17, 2023
To Reverse a Troubling Trend, Farmers Are Adding Rocks to Their Fields

Chris Rauch was strolling past booths at the annual ag show in Spokane last summer... (more)

Ann Leslie Davis
September 25, 2023
In Fire-Stricken Maui, Sustainable Land Management Is Key

Surveying the aftermath of the Kula Upcountry Fire—one of three devastating wildfires that raged across... (more)

Naoki Nitta
September 7, 2023
The Goldilocks Zone Needed to Keep Strawberry Fields Forever

According to the University of Florida, the perfect temperatures for growing strawberries—the Goldilocks zone—is between... (more)

Jennifer Cole
September 4, 2023
‘A Silent Killer’: How Saltwater Intrusion is Overtaking Coastal Farmland in the...

Eerily empty, abandoned fields stretch across the coast of the southeast United States, replacing once... (more)

Peggy Chen
August 31, 2023
Livestock are Dying in the Heat. This Little-Known Farming Method Offers a...

Josh Payne planted chestnut trees six years ago. The rows of nut trees haven’t fully... (more)

John McCracken, Grist
August 28, 2023