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Gully Washers

The following excerpt is adapted from Perilous Bounty by Tom Philpott, a new book that aims... (more)

Tom Philpott
Study Finds Bee Population Decline is Hurting Fruit Yields

It’s widely known, at this point, that many crops rely on bee pollination. But not... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 1, 2020
Building a Regenerative Farm for Willie Nelson

There might have been a time when Willie Nelson’s heroes were always cowboys, but these... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 29, 2020
15 States Move to Require Trucks and Other Heavy Vehicles to Be...

A coalition of 15 states, as well as Washington, DC, announced their intention to push... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 24, 2020
Widespread Drought Could Mean Bad News for Farmers

Drought conditions throughout the country are reaching their worst levels in almost a decade. This... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 22, 2020
Climate Change Will Force Farmers to Choose Between Low Yields, Unpredictable Revenue:...

If you’re a farmer in the Pacific Northwest, you’ve probably grappled with the fickleness of... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
July 15, 2020
There Are Climate Change Policies That Rural Americans—Even Republicans—Support

Legislators attempting to pass environmental bills aimed at reducing the risks or effects of climate... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 9, 2020
Bayer to Pay Over $10 Billion to Settle Roundup Cancer Cases

Bayer announced today a settlement to cover tens of thousands of individual cases accusing the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 24, 2020
Judge Bars California from Requiring Cancer Label on Bayer’s Roundup

A federal judge has ruled that Bayer won’t have to put a cancer warning on... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 23, 2020
Court Denies Immediate Halt to Dicamba Use

A panel of Ninth Circuit judges have denied a request to end the sale and... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 23, 2020
Critics Say Bipartisan Carbon Market Bill Won’t Dent Climate Change

Earlier this month, a group of US senators did what would usually seem unthinkable in... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 21, 2020